Johnny Got His Gun - 2007 AP ENGLISH LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION FREE-RESPONSE QUESTIONS Question 2(Suggested time40 minutes This question counts as

Johnny Got His Gun - 2007 AP ENGLISH LITERATURE AND...

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2007 AP ® ENGLISH LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION FREE-RESPONSE QUESTIONS © 2007 The College Board. All rights reserved. Visit apcentral.collegeboard.com (for AP professionals) and (for students and parents). GO ON TO THE NEXT PAGE. -3- Question 2 (Suggested time—40 minutes. This question counts as one-third of the total essay section score.) Read carefully the following passage from Dalton Trumbo’s novel Johnny Got His Gun (1939). Then write a well- organized essay in which you analyze how Trumbo uses such techniques as point of view, selection of detail, and syntax to characterize the relationship between the young man and his father. The campfire was built in front of a tent and the tent was under an enormous pine. When you slept inside the tent it seemed always that it was raining outside because the needles from the pine kept falling. Sitting across from him and staring into the fire was 5 his father. Each summer they came to this place

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