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Slaghterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut is a story about Billy Pilgrims life as he lives in circular time frame We bounce back and forth to the times of his marraige time in Tralfamadore and to the times in Dresden Germany It is a very well written book full of war criticism that makes you think about youre current position in life Billy Pilgrim is purely one who can feel nothing and still get full credit for being alive He tells the story in this book as he gets thrown around into different time periods of his life He starts off as an optometrist in Ilium New York where he soon became engaged to the daughter of the founder and owner of the school Shortly after he suffered a mild nervous collapse Billy oddly never really understood why he married Valencia Merble After this it is hard for me to piece together quite what he is doing next for he jumps around to different periods of time so frequently but i guess he is taken to Tralfamadore sometime during his college years Tralfamadore is the planet that he is taken to by his alien friends They show him how foolish humanity looks from an outside view and just how easy it is to live in peace The Tralfamadorians can not understand why the earthlings fight instead of love They place Billy in a sort of zoo He lives in a simulation of a house just with no walls They bring to Billy a beautiful actress by the name of Montana Wildhack who falls in love with Billy during her time there The Tralfamadorians loved to see how they lived and reacted to each other Billy is also to be sent into war The only problem is that Billy has no desire to hurt anyone and ends up wandering around with no weapon making his position well known to the enemy If it
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