Pilgrim's War Analysis

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The narrator explores much of the protagonist’s life. Although, he emphasizes Pilgrim’s war experiences and the negative impacts they imposed on him that followed him to his death. The conflict begins when Billy and the other soldiers are taken as prisoners of war and forced to live in a slaughterhouse in Dresden. During this period, the city is burned down by an unseen firebomb attack. Billy escapes this momentous occasion by hiding out in a locker, scared. Therefore, he is physically unaffected by the attack. Even so, he struggles to accept what happened for decades. Until, a quartet singing at his wedding anniversary celebration somehow reminds him of the bombing. Triggering him psychologically, this event allows him to understand the destruction

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