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Homeland Stars by Ko Un
ThemeTheme- the deeper meaning of a text. (What was the author's purpose in writing the poem? What does the poem make you think about?)
Close ReadingPick a stanza or a few lines from the poem that stands out to you as significant. How do these lines connect to the overall meaning of the poem?
Ko Un's argumentKo Un is making an argument in this poem. Using specific lines and words of the poem, explain:
1) What is his argument?
2) Who is his audience?
Hint: for 2), use words like "Let's", "us", "we", and "our" to aid your answer