Death Be Not Proud: A Memoir - Part Two Summary & Analysis

John Gunther
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Part Two Summary and Analysis

The first part of Part Two was titled "A Few More of His Letters". This section showed some of the letters written by Johnny. It gave the reader insight into his personality, and also gave a glimpse from Johnny's own vantage of his interests and the struggles he had overcome with his illness. The first letter was written when he was seven years old, and it showed an interest in his father's work.

Other letters, written to his parents when they were in the Far East in 1937 in 1938, showed that the young boy had an avid interest in the solar system, and he was intrigued by his first view of a science laboratory and a scientist who demonstrated many experiments. In 1939, Johnny's letters highlighted his interest in music. He decided to make his own flute and wanted his parents...

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