Slaughter house five expaination Essay

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slaughter house five expaination





Based on Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s book by the same name, Slaughterhouse Five has been described
by many as one of the best anti-war novels of the 20th Century.

In Slaughterhouse Five, Billy Pilgrim finds unstuck in time jumping between several
periods of his life. From his experience as a prisoner of war in World War II to his
suburban family life in the 1950s and 1960s, and his experience as a human specimen in an
alien zoo on a distant planet, Billy seemingly has no control over these transitions, many
seemingly coming without warning, others may be provoked by events at hand.


As disconcerting as the non-linear format may seem to some viewers, the nature of Billy's
jump in time are not nearly as random as they appear. Each of the three intertwined story
lines, proceed in a linear fashion with the events from one segment leading into the next
segment from the same period.


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