Drummer Boy of Shiloh, by Ray Bradbury [Audio Literature]

Ray Bradbury clearly communicates the power of compassion as the relationship between Joby and the General unfolds the night before battle.

As you read this story mark up your text for literary devices, and take time to focus on character change.

Annotate your text for the following:

  • Diction
  • Tone/Mood
  • Characterization
  • Repetition
  • Theme
  • Summary Statement

Apply pre-reading strategies before reading the story.


Drummer Boy of Shiloh, By Ray Bradbury [Audio Literature]