Kurt Vonnegut's Hardships In Life

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Essay Rough Draft influenced by his hardships in life, expands of writing, and influence which would later fuel his already looming depression. As he said many years ago, something no one could put into better words about writing this essay, “If you can do a half-assed job of anything, you 're a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind.” So it goes.

As we delve into Kurt’s past you may note that he isn’t the best role model, based on the fact he tried to kill himself in 1983 and didn’t really think much of it. That being said, shall we? Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was born in Methodist Hospital on November 11, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ever since he could talk he would cause problems. He would say or do anything to get his brother, who he was never close with, into trouble. He recalled in his 1981 autobiography Palm Sunday, “I never liked my brother, but that makes sense because he was superior to me in every way and my mother liked him more and the schools liked him more and I’m sure as hell the colleges loved him.” Although he and his brother didn’t get along too well, he had a close relationship with his schizophrenic bipolar mentally unstable mother. He has claimed many times that she is inspiration for the mentally unstable characters in his work, and Dwayne Hoover’s dead wife is a direct allusion to his mother’s suicide on mothers day 1944. The reason for her suicide is unknown but Vonneguts thinks that the absence of both her sons, his brother in college and he a POW in
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