Summary Of Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five

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In the book Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut some people think that looking back at the past is a good thing and it can help to remember things and learn from mistakes. But on the other hand some people in the book believe that looking back is a bad thing because you cannot change things that happen in the past so there is no purpose is looking back. Looking back is on the past is a good thing because it is necessary to learn from mistakes.
One reason for looking back is to learn from your mistakes and this shows that you are human. Vonnegut shows that it is good to look back when he says ““Lot 's wife, of course, was told not to look back where all those people and their homes had been. she did look back, and i love her for that , because it was so human.”(22) Vonnegut is saying that lot 's wife was told not to look back on her city of Sodom and Gomorrah that was just destroyed. And she does look back because she is human and she is trying the rember thing from the past in that and mistakes that were made for the city to be destroyed and because she looked back and was not supposed to so she was turned into a pillar of salt. but it is a good thing that she looked back because it is the human thing to do and it is necessary to remember the past and learn from mistakes.
Throughout the book vonnegut looks back on how different the soldiers in dresden were from how people think soldiers are big tough guys. Vonnegut shows this when he is having a conversation with Mary o
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