Johnny's Flashbacks In Johnny Got His Gun

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In the movie, “Johnny Got His Gun,” Johnny's flashbacks are from a combination of ether and the battle Johnny made it through. His head is very messed up and injuries are very bad. Because of these nightmares, they bring him flashbacks. It is on account that his injuries are so bad that remembering home and his girl are his ways of coping. His first flashback is of having conversations with his girl. When he's leaving, the band becomes so loud nothing else can be heard. This could be the way his body identifies that he is now deaf, which he comes back to the here and now and realizes he is deaf and all covered in bandages. For the doctor and nurse, Johnny is just another injured patient needing to be seen to and healed. They do not speak
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