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A Summary of “Slaughterhouse-Five”

“Slaughterhouse-Five” by Kurt Vonnegut is a satirical and anti-war novel that explores the absurdity of war, the concept of time, and the lasting effects of trauma. This article provides an overview of the novel’s central events and themes. The novel follows the life of Billy Pilgrim, an optometrist from Ilium, New York, who becomes “unstuck