The voyage of the anchises

The Voyage of the Anchises


by Willa Cather from One of Ours

Book Four, Chapter VI passage: Willa Cather's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "One of Ours" follows the life of Nebraskan Claude Wheeler from college student to farmer to World War I doughboy. This passage tracks Lt. Wheeler on board the troop ship headed to Europe when the 1918 Spanish flu hits the ship. Students will read the passage and answer questions on Claude's character, the summary, and the language.