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Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops.

–Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five


Blog Post 9/17/14

Cat’s Cradle – Kurt Vonnegut, 1963

The Female Man – Joanna Russ, 1970 (written)

Slaughterhouse Five – Kurt Vonnegut, 1972

After reading the first three parts of… 420 more words

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10 Books that Stuck With Me

There is this thing going around on Facebook where people post what 10 books stuck with them the most. I was tagged by this, several times, and after finally writing the stupid status, I realized that I wrote enough to fill a blog post. 1,195 more words

Ender's Game

Slaughterhouse Five

My favorite book (as of the last two years or so) is Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. Because of my appreciation for satire and black humor, I chose to read Slaughterhouse Five this summer. 733 more words


Book #2: Slaughterhouse-Five

I have no idea what to make of this novel, truth be told. Background: Slaughterhouse-Five in a 1969 satirical, sci-fi, anti-war book by Kurt Vonnegut. It takes place for a lot of it during World War II, but the character, Billy Pilgrim, constantly time-travels. 48 more words


When an Anti-War Novel Isn't

I never thought about how postmodernism would affect an anti-war novel before I read Slaughterhouse-Five. I’ve read a few other pieces of anti-war fiction–Erich Remarque’s  711 more words

Flannery O'connor

On Slaughterhouse-Five (Chpt. 5)

Chapter 5: Part Two

The latter half of the fifth chapter mostly continues the themes that are discussed in the previous half of the chapter. The time concept of the Trafalmadorians is explained again extensively, with the added concept of the fourth dimension. 1,342 more words