Johnny Got His Gun

by: Dalton Trumbo

Context Quick Quiz

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What word best characterizes the level of financial stability Dalton Trumbo experienced growing up?

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What company hired Trumbo in 1934, and later fired him for refusing to leave the left-wing Screen Writer’s Guild?

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What historical event prompted Trumbo to postpone the reprinting of Johnny Got His Gun?

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What type of activity was Joseph McCarthy’s House Committee on Un-American Activities concerned with stopping?

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For Trumbo, what were the consequences of refusing to cooperate with the House Committee on Un-American Activities?