In the novel “Generals Die In Bed”, the author emphasizes the fact that no one can escape death and or prepare for it. This is highlighted multiple times throughout the novel like for example. The narrator is seen questioning himself on why he is frozen and choked up by tears after hearing that his friend cleary is dead on page 73.
sadness, numbness, or anger to gradually ease. These and other difficult emotions become less intense as you begin to accept the loss and start to move forward with your life
A situation of panic or a breakdown
violent, uncontrollable anger.
Generals die in bed is a novel about an unamed soilder going to war and telling us about the real and tough experinces in that happen in war. Friends die and lives are lost. Just another day at war.
"It is merely another day- another day on which we may die"
As you can see from this quote that the narrotor isn't even bothered by the fact that people die and he may die
"I am terrified. I hug the earth, digging my fingers into every crevice, every hole"
Quote thats an example of a Loss of Innocence
In this qoute you see him questioning his actions. And even the later is shown shaking after the booze wears off