Johnny get your gun song
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The title of Johnny Got His Gun alludes to a wartime patriotic song that included the line "Johnny get your gun" in the refrain. The title's use of the past tense emphasizes the inappropriate optimism and blind patriotism of the original song: Joe Bonham did get his gun, and the results are that he has lost everything but his life and gained nothing in return. Several other patriotic songs thread through the narrative of the novel by way of Joe's memory. At the beginning of Book II, Joe remembers snatches of Alfred Lord Tennyson's poem "The Charge of the Light Brigade," written to laud a small brigade of English soldiers who rode into a battle in which they were greatly outnumbered and brutally defeated. Joe's narrative uses the scraps of these songs ironically, revealing their ultimate absurdity and inability to comfort recognized suffering and pain. The only pattern of these memories appears to be that many of them recount a moment of loss for Joe.
How is this related to the Civil War? Now, to make it a bit more related to present day popular culture, the song was also covered by the rock band Ladyjack. Definitely worth a listen:. You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account.
But that was it. But one morning in January , that — and my life — was all about to change. It felt like a big deal, so I remember pausing the video, pouring myself some cereal and made another mug of coffee. I drank a lot of coffee when I was I remember feeling slightly unsettled a few months earlier when I first listened to the song.