The Pros And Cons Of Slaughterhouse-Five

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“The American Library Association listed the book as the 46th most banned or challenged book of the first decade of the 21st century.” (Greene, 2014, para.14) Slaughterhouse-Five had been bashed since it release in March 1969 due to its use of profane language and vivid descriptions of disturbing scenes. It has been banned from multiple schools and libraries all over the world. However, banning this book is only sparring a person from a great book. Slaughterhouse-Five is one the best anti-war ever written. This is thanks to its ability to educate the reader, its unique writing style, and offering a true investigate the horrors of war.
Slaughterhouse-Five was published in March 1969 by Kurt Vonnegut. Kurt was an American writer who published 14 novels in his 50-year career. He was also a veteran who served in World War Two, which the book is about. Slaughterhouse-Fives’s is a mixture of two genres. It is an anti-war novel with science fiction elements. The book’s plot follows the protagonist, Billy Pilgrim, as he travels through time and lives through World War Two as an American soldier. While book is highly praised by critics, some find the book to be crude and inappropriate. However, the numbers don’t lie as it was Vonnegut’s first novel to become a best seller.
Now to move onto the criteria of the book. To begin, while it is banned from some schools, Slaughterhouse-Five can educate the reader and be used as teaching tool. For example, due to the book’s timeline being in

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