Death Be Not Proud - John Gunther
Death Be Not Proud - A Memoir
In "Death Be Not Proud," John Gunther explores the process of death: discovery, fighting, living on, and then dying. The process becomes just a little bit easier, as humor, human kindness and courage all are woven in. More than just about dying, this memoir becomes a study of living.
Death Be Not Proud - Characters
Who are the characters in "Death Be Not Proud," by John Gunther? Why are these characters so famous? How do they relate to other characters in literature? Read on.
Death Be Not Proud - Questions for Study & Discussion
"Death Be Not Proud" is the story of Johnny Gunther, who discovers that he has a brain tumor. The memoir was written by Johnny's father, which adds another tragic dimension to the tale of a young boy, who courageously faces death. What is it like to face suffering, loss of a future, and death? How does this book compare to other depictions of...
Death Be Not Proud - Quotes
"Death Be Not Proud" is one of the most popular American death memoirs. This famous classic was written by John Gunther, a journalist. "Death Be Not Proud" is the illness narrative of his son, as he fights with a devastating brain tumor. Here are a few quotes from "Death Be Not Proud.
Death Be Not Proud - Study Guide
John Gunther was already an established journalist when he wrote "Death Be Not Proud." He'd also written a number of works of fiction and nonfiction. But, of all of his works, "Death Be Not Proud" is probably the work for which he will most often be remembered. Read on.
Death Be Not Proud - Terms / Vocabulary
What do the words mean in "Death Be Not Proud"? How does John Gunther use vocabulary terms to dramatize this death memoir of his son, Johnny? Here are vocabulary words to study and discuss.
Death Be Not Proud - What More to Read?
You've just read "Death Be Not Proud," by John Gunther. It's the tale of illness and death of Johnny Gunther. But, after you've reached the end of this famous memoir about death, what will you read next? Are there other books or stories that you can relate to Gunther's famous work? Here are a few works you'll want to consider.
'Death Be Not Proud' Quotes by John Gunther
Death Be Not Proud is a famous memoir by John Gunther. The book was first published in 1949, and centers around the life and death of Johnny gunther, a teenager who has a brain tumor. The timeline of this memoir ranges from 1945 to 1947. Here are a few quotes from Death Be Not Proud, by John Gunther.