Johnny Got His Gun

by: Dalton Trumbo

Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quiz

Further study Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quiz

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What social group’s oppression forms a main theme of the novel?

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What figure of speech best expresses the cheated feeling that many soldiers get after going to war?

3 of 5
What way of life does Joe yearn for?

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What motif serves an ironic function in Joe’s narrative, drawing attention to the absurdity of wartime patriotism?

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What symbol represents the warmongers who profit from war?