Slaughterhouse-five, or the children's crusade: a duty-dance with death (1969) is a science fiction-infused anti-war novel by kurt vonnegut about the world war ii experiences and journeys through time of billy pilgrim, from his time as an american soldier and chaplain's assistant, to postwar and early years. I picked up slaughterhouse-five by kurt vonnegut first review/analysis: “slaughterhouse-five” by kurt vonnegut slaughterhouse-five. Kurt vonnegut’s slaughterhouse-five is a pseudo-autobiographical novel about the allied fire-bombing of dresden, germany during world war ii while the author did. Kurt vonnegut, an american cultural hero celebrated for his wry, loonily imaginative commentary on war, apocalypse, technology, materialism and other afflictions in slaughterhouse-five and other.
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The atrocities of war have never been easy for a person to explain however, in kurt vonnegut's slaughterhouse five, billy pilgrim takes a journey through worlds made possible only by war. Kurt vonnegut grappled fatalistically with the horrors of world war ii in his 1969 sci-fi novel slaughterhouse-five -- and eric simonson's stage adaptation at curio theatre company absorbs much of vonnegut's text and faithfully depicts the major events of the book, says critic jim rutter.
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