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Kurt Vonneguts Galapagos was written one million years ahead of the year 1986 AD The novel was written in the narrative style of a story being told from a grandfather to a grandson The author Kurt Vonnegut express the theme very well throughout the novel it is presented from cover to cover Thats mans intelligence will be the downfall and destruction of the human race That our are so called big brains drive people to go further into technology and create new weapons that will lead to the destruction of man kind There are many quotations from the novel Galapogos that represent the theme and Vonneguts opinion on the direction society is headed He writes this book based on his own view and opinions of the world what it has become and where in his eyes it is headed He expresses his creativity imagination and unique way of thinking in his writing of Galapogos its an amazing picture made by Vonnegut of what the future could turn out to beThe feeling that reader gets when reading Galapogos is that it takes place in 1986 AD but is really being told from the future The story begin with six or so people wanting to take a nature cruise to the Galapogos Islands but a war breaks out at the port of Guayaquil where the cruise is supposed to leave from In result of the war the owner or supporter of the cruise thinks for the safety of the six or so passengers the ship should leave port and be safe at sea After the ship leaves port and ends up at the Galapogos Islands The war is destroying everything and everyone all of society is wiped out and the six or so passengers that are left on the ship are all that is left of the human race After the passengers realize that theyre the last hope for the survival of the human race they begin
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