Johnny Got His Gun was not what I expected it to be. I thought it would be about the battles that were fought throughout the war. Instead it was about a man who had been severely injured by a bomb. The entire story takes place with the protagonist in a hospital bed. He remembers his childhood and thinks about the war. He cannot see or hear and has to rely on touch to know what's
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He has nothing else to do so little things like this become very important to Johnny. He loses track many times, but eventually he decides how long it takes for the nurses to make their rounds. By keeping track of the nurses Johnny can tell if it's day or night. This is very important Johnny. Even with your lying in bed you have have to have some sense of time or you could go crazy.