A Summary Of Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five?

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Kurt Vonnegut has used his talent of writing to illustrate warnings of our society and point out intrusive messages that made him one of the most influential writers in American literature. With his gift of satirical humor combined with animated imagery he explores and pokes fun of complex issues such as war and religion from using his books as well as inviting the reader to alternative worlds that holds made-up deities and religion that invokes questions of reflections to conceive the world around us. Kurt Vonnegut was born in 11 November 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana where he was born into a considerably wealthy family. His good life ended, however, when the Great Depression hit the economy leading to his parents’ downfall with alcoholism and drugs that would influence his writing later in his life. When World War two broke out in Europe, Vonnegut served in the Battle of the Bulge where he was taken as a prisoner of war. He survived the Allied bombing in Dresden through staying in the underground meat locker making vitamin supplies, and afterwards his captors forced them to dig up the thousands of civilian bodies and burn them in mass graves. When the bombing held few headlines because of its non-strategic location, this outraged Vonnegut, impacting him to write Slaughterhouse Five which fused his documentation of the gruesome war and inhumanity caused to human to human, as well as his own emotion and experiences during the war. After the war, he married Jane Marie
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