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  • 1.  
  • 2. About the Author
    • Kurt Vonnegut received the Purple Heart as he returned from World War II.
  • 3. The Sirens of Titan
    • In this novel the first three chapters describe life on Earth as it was between World War II and the Great Depression.
  • 4. Player Piano
    • In this novel Kurt Vonnegut describes how machines would decide the type of job people would have.
  • 5. Cat’s Cradle
    • This novel indicates a particular doctor, Schlichter Von Koenigswald, who was a member of the S.S. He served his time at the Hospital of Hope and Mercy at Auschwitz.
  • 6. Mother Night
    • This novel discusses the story of Howard W. Campbell Jr., an American who moved to Germany after World War I. Later, he became a well-known German playwright and a Nazi propagandist.
  • 7. Slaughterhouse-Five
    • This novel is the reason why Kurt Vonnegut is notably one of the most intriguing writers of his time.
    • This novel is almost a direct autobiography of Kurt Vonnegut’s life. While in World War II Kurt Vonnegut was captured and held in a German slaughterhouse.
  • 8. In Memory of Kurt Vonnegut
    • All that Kurt Vonnegut had accomplished and all the hardships he had gone through allows us to realize that everything can be used to better ourselves.