Lesane 1Celine LesaneMs. Ann TanakaAP Eng. Literature & Comp.9 August 2016Prose PromptIn Dalton Trumbo’s novel Johnny Got His Gun, the author exhibits a close relationship between a father and his son. Trumbo, through meticulous detail and composed imagery, demonstrates the close bond of the two men. Trumbo portrays their relationship by referring to the men’s long standing fishing tradition and how much they value each other’s presence. Seeingas how the son displayed signs of hesitancy only confirms that they both hold so much respect and love for each other, as well as consideration for his father’s feelings.The passage begins at a campsite somewhere in the woods, where a father and son duo have an annual tradition to go fishing. This sets the tone as tranquil environment, giving the two men a sense of attachment to the campsite. Trumbo provides a comprehensive description of the nature surrounding the family, therefore exhibiting that the boy is very fond of their habits.