"The Tall Men", 51 (Event)

Page Number: 
51
Order within Page: 
2
First 8-10 words of event: 
This here ain't hurt none to speak of
Page Event Ends: 
54
Era: 
The Depression (1930-1940)
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Friday, November 15, 1940 to Wednesday, November 20, 1940
Summary: 

As Doctor Schofield prepares to amputate Buddy's leg, he interrupts to tell his sons how to enlist in the army. Although Pearson insists that the boys must surrender to his warrant instead, they kiss their father, then "turn as one and leave the room" (54).

Chronological Order: 
19.00
Keywords: 
Anesthesia, amputation, whiskey, Government, patriotism, obedience, bureaucracy, conscription, irrelevance, family, loyalty, kissing
Indeterminate Date Range: 
11604

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