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    other solution. In most cases it would be possible to resolve a problem without fighting but it is easier to just... ... middle of paper ... ...ke the reader suffer, but to create recognition of the psychosis involved in co-existing with war. Johnny Got His Gun is not a wholeheartedly pacifist novel. Like many social protest works of the 30s, it ends with a call to arms against the masters of war: "If you tell us to make the world safe for democracy we will take you seriously and by god and by

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    Johnny Got His Gun Johnny Got His Gun is a striking literary work about a young man, Joe Bonham, and his internal struggles following a devastating war injury. He lost his arms, legs, and face. Dalton Trumbo, the author Johnny Got His Gun, allows the reader to know Bonham's thoughts, but nothing more. The reader follows Joe's progression toward and away from insanity, and between hope and despair. Trumbo shows this progression through the use of a plethora of literary techniques. Characterization

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    Johnny Got his Gun When I first started reading Johnny Got His Gun, by Dalton Trumbo, I thought it would be more direct in its description of World War I. However, the entire novel takes place in one American soldier’s hospital bed. His name is Joe. He no arms, legs, or face, and he is deaf. Rendered this way after an explosive shell hit him, he has no way to communicate with the world. Joe dreams throughout the novel, mostly about his memories, and because of this, a great deal of the

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    Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo In Dalton Trumbo’s classic American novel Johnny Got His Gun, the protagonist Joe Bonham is struck by an artillery shell in World War I. Joe was born in Shale City, Colorado and then later moved to Los Angeles. The book opens up with Joe thinking back to the time of his father’s death. The setting then changes to Joe in a hospital bed due to his devastating injuries; he quickly discovers that he is deaf and cannot see due to his bandages. The setting will continue

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    The largest issue that surrounds war is not one about strategy, but one of morality. This issue is debated in the novel, Johnny Got His Gun, by Dalton Trumbo. This novel analyzes the validity and morality of war, as well as, the truth and reality of defending democracy. This novel takes a personal approach to the otherwise tactical and unemotional side of war. Trumbo writes this novel with a vehement anti-war sentiment that belligerently attacks the purpose of war. Additionally, this is demonstrated

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    Political Novels of The Jungle and Johnny Got His Gun Introduction: Although writing has been around for thousands of years, the medium of books is a relatively recent phenomenon. In the mid 15th century, German Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press that made multiple, cheap copies of works that were easily available for the masses. With the help of other technological developments including the linotype in the mid-1880’s, the printing process became easier and faster and therefore

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    Joghnny got his gun Joe’s Loses The most horrific part of the novel Johnny Got His Gun is the fact that Joe Bonham (the protagonist) is stripped of all he has and left with only his life and a sense of touch. His arms, legs and face have been blown off while fighting “for democracy” in the first world war. In addition to all his extremities and face he is also stripped of his vision, his hearing, his taste and smell. He is only left with a vague sense of touch on what he has left of his body

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    Johnny Got His Gun Perception of War Johnny Got His Gun The book Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo totally changed my perception of war. Before I read this book I was in favor of war whenever it was necessary. But now I realize that war should be the very last resort used because of all of the repercussions that occur. This book takes place during World War I, and at that time people thought war was a duty, noble, and glamorous. But in reality it was nothing like that at all. Unfortunately war

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    Johnny Got His Gun Themes

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    Masters of the war are the ones who control the war and get the good out of it without putting anything into it. Writers and artists have explored the subject of the masters of war in literature and in films for many decades. One of these novels, Johnny got His Gun, by Dalton Trumbo is a World War l novel that involves the story of young soldier that goes through much emotional and physical loss and pain. Similarly, the 1965 Civil War movie, Shenandoah includes the story of a family, the Andersons

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    Portfolio Hot-Seating When we Hot-seated Johnny we found out a lot of information about the character. Little things such as "How old are you?" helped. By Hot-seating we learned that even such things , that matter so little can help develop a drama. We could also find out personal details that he probably didn't want anyone else to know. By doing this we could then decide how to develop the plot and characters. For example, If I asked Johnny "Where do you live?" and his reply was "By the

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