Quotes From 'Grapes Of Wrath'

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1. “… and then suffered a mild nervous collapse. He was treated in a veteran’s hospital near Lake Placid, and was given shock treatments and released.” (Vonnegut,24) This quote has to do with Billy’s mental health because it states he had a breakdown and spent time in a hospital for treatment. The significance is that this shows he has had medical treatment for a mental disease. 2. “Father, Father, Father – What are we going to do with you? Are you going to force us to put you where your mother is?” (Barbara, 29) This quote has to do with Billy’s mental health because that what everyone around him believes after he publishes letters about his alien friends. This is significance because this shows that whatever Billy has is genetic and runs…show more content…
1. “The most important thing I learned on Tralfamadore was that when a person dies, he only appears to die. He is still very much alive in the past, …” (Vonnegut, 26) I like this quote because it makes me think of Heaven. I believe that when people die, they go to a better place, where there is no pain. Death had no power over us, for Christ gave his life so that we could be free of sin in the eyes of God. Death is the one who is dead, not our loved ones. Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 3 Quote Assignment This assignment will be submitted on turnitin.com, so as always, make sure to not use outside sources—only your book and your opinions. When explaining the significance of the quotes you’ve selected, use at least two complete sentences per answer. Cite your quotes properly with page numbers. Example: “All this happened, more or less” (Vonnegut 1). Find 3 quotes having to do with Billy’s experience as a POW and explain each quote’s significance. 1. “He tore open Weary’s overcoat and blouse … the corporal reached into Weary’s gaping bosom as though he meant to tear out his pounding heart …” (Vonnegut, 54) This quote is about how they searched Weary after capture. This is significant because they describe how thorough the Nazis
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