AP Lit summer assignment - Lesane 1 Celine Lesane Ms Ann Tanaka AP Eng Literature Comp 9 August 2016 Prose Prompt In Dalton Trumbos novel Johnny Got His

AP Lit summer assignment - Lesane 1 Celine Lesane Ms Ann...

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Lesane 1 Celine Lesane Ms. Ann Tanaka AP Eng. Literature & Comp. 9 August 2016 Prose Prompt In 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. Seeing as 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.

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