Mother Night

#4. In Chapter 7, Campbell says that his father never tired of looking at a œpicture history of the First World War which featured œpictures of men hung on barbed

wire, mutilated women, bodies stacked like cordwoodall furniture of world wars (25-26). Do you think that Campbell’s father was alone in his morbid fascination or

do you think that this behavior is part of human nature? If it is part of human nature, what does it say about that nature?