Essays Tagged: "kurt vonnegut jr"

Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut Jr.Kurt Vonnegut Jr., was born November 11, 1922, inIndianapolis, Indiana(Dictionary o ... Vonnegut Jr., was born November 11, 1922, inIndianapolis, Indiana(Dictionary of Literary Biography).Kurt is often known for his science-fiction writing. Heoften uses space travel and technology within ... He was awarded amasters degree in 1971 in anthropology. Also in 1945, hewas wed to Jane Marie Cox. Kurt and Jane had threechildren, Mark, Nannette and Edith(Dictionary of LiteraryBiography).In 1947, ...

(2 pages) 80 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut A book report on the novel about the atomic bomb which was dropped on Hiroshima. Explains major themes, opinion on novel and why it is a classic.

1) Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Cat's Cradle2) Cat's Cradle is about the narrator who is trying to find out exac ...

(2 pages) 128 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., was born on the eleventh day of November 1922, in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was ... go is hydrogen-bombed "by angry chinamen", Billy is killed with a high-powered laser gun.Characters:Kurt Vonnegut: He appears in chapter one and ten. He also has appears in Billy Pilgrims story but wi ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

"Slaughterhouse five" by Kurt Vonnegut.

KURT VONNEGUT: THE AUTHOR AND HIS TIMESIn 1968, the year Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. was writing Slaughterhou ... llings, and they began to share with the war protesters a general mood of anger and frustration.For Kurt Vonnegut in 1968, the atrocities of the war in Vietnam had a deeper significance. Twenty-three ... tilled in their youngest child their own values of pacifism and humanistic atheism. From his mother Kurt learned a love of the arts, but he tried to follow his father's advice that science was the car ...

(97 pages) 639 1 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Modern American Writers.

his society and is penalized for doing so. Furthermore, in the story "Harrison Bergeron" written by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. depicts a story of a 14 year old boy living in a futuristic "equal" society, wanti ... esemblance to Harrison Bergeron's yearning for social change.The story Harrison Bergeron written by Kurt Vonnetgut, Jr. is about an "equal" society in which everyone is totally equal. For example if s ...

(4 pages) 84 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Kurt Vonnegut's "Harrison Bergeron" -- A story symbolic of the oppression inherent in society, and the depths to which it pervades our lives through the media, politics, and popular culture.

The first time I read Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s "Harrison Bergeron", I was a freshman at community college. After a quick skim, ... changes in media image, methods of creative expression, and levels of government control. In 1961, Kurt Vonnegut Jr. sensed the future of these changes, and this story is a cautionary tale about what ... ory and its Writer : An Introduction to Short Fiction6th Edition, New York 2003. Harrison Bergeron, Kurt Vonnegut Jr.1961 pp. 1354-1358

(6 pages) 133 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Kurt Vonnegut Critical Biography

There are many things that impact a writer's life and Kurt Vonnegut is no different. Although there are many small influences on his life that made him su ... all affected by his experiences in World War II; war is the common thread in all Vonnegut's themes.Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. was born on November 11, 1922, Armistice Day. His birth coincidently falling on A ...

(8 pages) 69 0 3.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Essay describes the insanity of war in "Slaughterhouse Five" by Kurt Vonnegut.

Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., is the tale of a gawky World War II veteran/soldier, Billy Pilgrim. His wartime e ...

(6 pages) 50 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Harrison Bergeron - Equality is Ludicrous

Equality is Ludicrous In the story "Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. civilization is manipulated. The way in which they go about keeping people equal i ...

(2 pages) 67 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Individualism in "Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut

eryone's life, its part of our personality as portrayed in the story called, "Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Taking away that individualism is taking apart some of that person. The book in m ...

(1 pages) 38 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Harrison Burgeron

There is no such thing as a perfect world. In the short story "Harrison Burgeron" by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. there is a bleak future portrayed. In his society there are people who for all int ... was trying to die as he saw it as his only way out of his miserable existence. To conclude, Kurt Vonnegut Jr. portrayed a society where thinking was outlawed. The only way a person could survi ...

(2 pages) 708 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was born on November 11th, 1922. He was the grandson of the first licensed archite ... to kick him out but before he was asked to leave he joined the Army. On December 14th, 1944, Kurt Vonnegut became a German Prisoner of War. He was captured during the Battle of the Bulge. Durin ...

(1 pages) 488 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Breakfast Of Champions

I. Breakfast of Champions II. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.III. First copyright date: 1974 A. Delacorte Press/ Seymour Lawrence IV. Settings: ... ages that, I think, scarred them. Francine runs the "nerve center" in Dwayne's car dealership.Kurt Vonnegut- He doesn't actually reveal his name in the book but he talks in a first person view. ... s in a first person view. He is the Creator of the Universe and he knows everything about everyone. Kurt also has the power to guide people into doing things. He's also a little insane, too.VII. Summa ...

(3 pages) 713 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Summary of slaughterhouse-five

s fantasy voyage to the planet Tralfamadore. The plot is somewhat autobiographical, in reference to Kurt Vonnegut Jr. This book has a lot of minor characters. For this reason, only Kurt Vonnegu ... loped. Some of the minor characters are also included in other novels. The novel starts with Kurt Vonnegut Jr. as the narrator, telling about his frustrating desire to write a novel about the w ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Two books by kurt vonnegut jr

In the books Slaughterhouse-Five and Mother Night, the author, Kurt Vonnegut Jr. presents the reader with two entirely different plots and story lines. The underly ...

(3 pages) 774 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Harrison bergeron by kurt vonn

Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.In the short story "Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut I perceive the theme to be ... ly equal before God and the law. They were equal in every which way." The preceding sentence begins Kurt Vonnegut's very scary view of a future society where everybody was equal. Nobody could be more ... ey were not allowed to think, the handicap signal would take care of that.In my opinion the author, Kurt Vonnegut tries to warn us about the dangers of equality and uniformity. We can lose our humanit ...

(3 pages) 56 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

"Harrison Bergeron" Analysis

d soon we'd be right back to the dark ages again…" This statement by George Bergeron sums up Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s short story in one line. "Harrison Bergeron" is a satirical story of a futuristi ... creates skepticism of our own government and if we are also headed towards the society portrayed by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. In this story society needed to be made equal and controlled so that no one will c ...

(2 pages) 45 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays