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In Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut incorporated many places and time frames Earth and Tralfamadore are the two main places and also contain many differences Earth symbolizes reality in many senses while Tralfamadore symbolizes fantasy Unlike Earth Tralfamadore is a utopian society while Earth is in war Earth symbolizes reality in the story Reality consists life love hatred and death In the story the birth of Billy in 1922 symbolizes newly acquired life Also World War II could symbolize hatred and death Much hatred was also consumed by Wearys friend Paul Lazzaro because of the false information given to him by Weary himself Death can also be symbolized by the result of Pauls hatred which was the assassination of Billy on February 13 1976 Love is symbolized by Billy and Valencia Merble in 1948 when they exchanged wedding vows All of these semi-symbols are a part of reality in which in this case is symbolized by Earth Tralfamadore symbolized the fantasy of a utopian world the perfect society The perfect world where there were no sadness or any kind of emotion The fourth-dimension that they attain symbolizes the Tralfamadorians lack of emotion The fourth-dimension can also be the cause of the peace in Tralfamadore Since they do not fear anything or anyone there is no need to fight each other Also since there is no greed there will be no arguments or confrontations Even though according to Billy Earth and Tralfamadore are the same size they are extremely different Tralfamadore is in a peaceful state while Earth is in a state of emergency It is like Earth is a savage world compared to Tralfamadore and yet Tralfamadore is lacking many aspects that make life so special Knowledge of the future and the past takes away the real reason of living Basically Tralfamadorians take the excitement and the meaning away from their own life When Billys father had died he did not cry because according to
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