The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
by Randall Jarrell
The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner Innocence Quotes
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From my mother's sleep I fell into the State, (1)
Any mention mom and sleep and Shmoop gets those warm, fuzzy childhood feelings. But the fall that follows seems to signal the end of that innocence—like the biblical Fall that took us from a blissful state of innocence to one of shame and original sin. Bummer.