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What theme should I choose for an analytical essay on Slaughterhouse-Five?

18 Jan 2017 21:24 | Author: User1490016661 | Category: Essay topics on moral justice

The most significant theme in Slaughterhouse-Five concerns the dichotomy of predestination and free will. Over and over again, Vonnegut proclaims that there is no such thing as free will. Humankind is the slave of predestination, meaning that all human actions are prescribed before they occur. A person who chooses to do something is not really choosing at all the choice is already made. This complicated issue can be confusing, but grasping the history of the arguments and Vonnegut's take on them will help us better understand and enjoy the novel.

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    bigrabbit615 17 Jan 2017 22:00

    Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children''s Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death (1969) is a satirical novel by Kurt Vonnegut about 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. It is generally recognized as Vonnegut''s most influential and popular work. [1] A central event is Pilgrim''s surviving the Allies'' firebombing of Dresden as a prisoner-of-war. This was an event in Vonnegut''s own life, and the novel is considered semi-autobiographical.

    The story is told in a nonlinear order, and events become clear through flashbacks (or time travel experiences) from the unreliable narrator. He describes the stories of Billy Pilgrim, who believes he was held in an alien zoo and has experienced time travel.

    But it was a bonafide weirdo (and bonafide genius) named Kurt Vonnegut who first brought the idea of being "unstuck in time," or seeing your whole life before you—birth, death, the whole shebang—to the American masses.

    Oh yeah, but it also follows Billy Pilgrim as he gets captured by aliens, put in a zoo as part of the Earthling exhibit, and learns how to observe life from a fourth-dimensional perspective. Lucky Billy floats around in the chronology of his life, observing his death, birth, and everything that comes in between basically simultaneously.

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    orangemouse391 18 Jan 2017 02:00

    Pick satire. Satire=the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. I think this is the easiest. The book is full of satire. Like the fat, dumb, rude, reckless soldier with his buck knife, which exposes people topical view of soldiers.

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    blackpanda964 18 Jan 2017 05:30

    Hi Lola, Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., was written as a general statement against all wars. Vonnegut focuses on the shock and outrage over the havoc and destruction man is capable of wreaking in the name of what he labels a worthy cause, while learning to understand and accept these horrors and one s feelings about them. Through his character, Billy Pilgrim, he conveys not only these feelings and emotions, but also the message that we must exercise our free will to alter the unfortunate happenings that might occur in our lives. Vonnegut had tremendous difficulty writing this novel. He says, "I thought it would be easy for me to write about the destruction of Dresden, since all I would have to do would be to report what I had seen" (Vonnegut 2). He did not count on his emotions interfering with his attempts at a factual and logical report of such atrocities. It took Vonnegut twenty years to directly face his private demon of the firebombing of Dresden in the form of this novel. Read more here: http://www.oppapers.com/essays/Slaughterhouse-Five/31982

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    The most significant theme in Slaughterhouse-Five concerns the dichotomy of predestination and free will. Over and over again, Vonnegut proclaims that there is no such thing as free will. Humankind is the slave of predestination, meaning that all human actions are prescribed before they occur. A person who chooses to do something is not really choosing at all the choice is already made. This complicated issue can be confusing, but grasping the history of the arguments and Vonnegut''s take on them will help us better understand and enjoy the novel.

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    But it was a bonafide weirdo (and bonafide genius) named Kurt Vonnegut who first brought the idea of being "unstuck in time," or seeing your whole life before you—birth, death, the whole shebang—to the American masses.

    Oh yeah, but it also follows Billy Pilgrim as he gets captured by aliens, put in a zoo as part of the Earthling exhibit, and learns how to observe life from a fourth-dimensional perspective. Lucky Billy floats around in the chronology of his life, observing his death, birth, and everything that comes in between basically simultaneously.

    Some things that are significant about this book (in my view) that were not mentioned in the SparkNote are this:
    Billy Pilgrim''s last name
    A religious connection in the book
    The colour of his feet again
    As to the first, I think that since ''Billy'' was obviously chosen with care, ''Pilgrim'' was too. Pilgrim could refer to his otherworldly journey through time, although it''s uncertain what he would be making a pilgrimage too - possibly death. Or, it could just be his journey through the war.
    As to the religious impl. Read more

    Do you know where in the book the christianity references are? The chapter might be more helpful because the pages are probably different.

    Death is the permanent end of the life of a biological organism. Death may refer to the end of life as either an event or condition. In many cultures and in the arts, death is considered a being or otherwise personified , wherein it is usually capitalized as "Death".

    Henceforth this was what I sought to discover: the authentic being, “the old Adam” whom the Gospels no longer accepted; the man whom everything around me—books, teachers, family and I myself—had tried from the first to suppress. And I had already glimpsed him, faint, obscured by their encrustations, but all the more valuable, all the more urgent. I scorned henceforth that secondary, learned being whom education had pasted over him.

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    Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children''''''''''''''''s Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death (1969) is a satirical novel by Kurt Vonnegut about 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. It is generally recognized as Vonnegut''''''''''''''''s most influential and popular work. [1] A central event is Pilgrim''''''''''''''''s surviving the Allies'''''''''''''''' firebombing of Dresden as a prisoner-of-war. This was an event in Vonnegut''''''''''''''''s own life, and the novel is considered semi-autobiographical.

    The story is told in a nonlinear order, and events become clear through flashbacks (or time travel experiences) from the unreliable narrator. He describes the stories of Billy Pilgrim, who believes he was held in an alien zoo and has experienced time travel.

    But it was a bonafide weirdo (and bonafide genius) named Kurt Vonnegut who first brought the idea of being "unstuck in time," or seeing your whole life before you—birth, death, the whole shebang—to the American masses.

    Oh yeah, but it also follows Billy Pilgrim as he gets captured by aliens, put in a zoo as part of the Earthling exhibit, and learns how to observe life from a fourth-dimensional perspective. Lucky Billy floats around in the chronology of his life, observing his death, birth, and everything that comes in between basically simultaneously.

    Some things that are significant about this book (in my view) that were not mentioned in the SparkNote are this:
    Billy Pilgrim's last name
    A religious connection in the book
    The colour of his feet again
    As to the first, I think that since 'Billy' was obviously chosen with care, 'Pilgrim' was too. Pilgrim could refer to his otherworldly journey through time, although it's uncertain what he would be making a pilgrimage too - possibly death. Or, it could just be his journey through the war.
    As to the religious impl. Read more

    Do you know where in the book the christianity references are? The chapter might be more helpful because the pages are probably different.

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