I was listening to “Come Sail Away” by Styx Wednesday morning, and as the song progressed, it made me think of poor Billy Pilgrim. The lyrics that I had heard so many times before, and the words that I knew probably about 90% of, they drew some striking parallels to Billy’s story. 534 more words
Tags » Slaughterhouse-Five
The semester is coming to a close as well as my appetite for dense textbooks.
Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children’s Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death by Kurt Vonnegut… 54 more words
Slaughterhouse-Five (1969) by Kurt Vonnegut is a novel about World War II experiences and journeys through time, narrated in a non-linear order by a soldier named Billy Pilgrim. 22 more words
Easter weekend was an absolute whirlwind of people coming and going through our front door. (Although part of this is simply the seasonal cheer, this was mainly due to the fact that Edward flew from London with me and was literally the talk of the town.) The main event was Easter itself, as we hosted twenty-two members of my extended family for dinner, board games, and the annual watching of… 312 more words