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Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut was an American writer of the 20th century. He is known for his works such as Cat's Cradle, Slaughterhouse Five, and Jailbird.
Vonnegut died at the age of 84 on April 11, 2007, in Manhattan  after a fall at his Manhattan home several weeks prior resulted in  irreversible brain injuries.
it seemed like Vonnegut wrote cats cradle to show how the world ca lead to their own destruction without being aware of what they are doing..just like when Angela used ice nine to get her husband and Newt used ice nine for a vacation and Frank also used it to benifit himself..nobody thought of the...
most of the time it is because he simply cannot decide on a title. other times publicists will insist on titles that the author doesn't like so they just simply put two.
there's a lawn that's dull and grey where everyone is meant to be the same
It is a 8'x64' painting created by Rabo Karabekian. It is done on the same canvas as his previous work that disintegrated due to poor paint quality. It is called "Now it's the Woman's time"
It's hard to tell. In the book "Breakfast of Champions", where he pretty much just spoke his opinion about how stupid the world is, he spoke negatively of drugs, ofcourse in that case he was more talking about stuff that wasn't meant to be used a drug. However i personally find it hard to believe...
Kurt Vonnegut explores the concepts of Time, death, and free  will being illusions through the simple phrase "so it goes". The  main character is a time traveler of sorts, constantly hopping  around throughout his existence, never knowing where or when he  will be. He regularly is warped back...
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Kurt Vonnegut was born on November 11, 1922.
Answer . "Adam" is a short story in Vonnegut's collection entitled Welcome to the Monkey House. It is the story of a man named Heinz Knechtmann whose wife is giving birth to a son. Knechtmann is overcome with joy at the birth of his son, which he sees as the continuation of his entire family...
Yup. He's from Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was born on November 11, 1922.
Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was born on November 11, 1922.
Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was born on November 11, 1922 and died on April 11, 2007. Kurt Vonnegut Jr. would have been 84 years old at the time of death or 92 years old today.
Kurt Vonnegut Jr. died on April 11, 2007 at the age of 84.
Kurt Vonnegut Jr. died on April 11, 2007 at the age of 84.
He lived one block north of Brown St at the end of Van Buren St. The Victorian brick home and carriage house has been restored.
Harrison was never put in jail. He was just burdened with a multitude of handicaps. And they did this to make him on an even ability with the most handicapped people there were. At the end of the story he was killed with a shotgun.
catherine hadn't told newt she was getting married. she does. newt  is disappointed but the walk continues
I don't know. You tell me! I got here from Google! What a worthless site!
War keeps happening because books and movies make people think it is good. APEX:)
Books and movies about war make people think it is better than it really is. - apex
Kurt Vonnegut won his Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for writting Slaughterhouse-FiveSorry pal, Vonnegut has never won the Pulitzer Prize. The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1969 was: House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday (Harper)
Kurt Vonnegut wrote the story about people made physically equal.Harrison is tall and athletic so he must be handicapped by wearingweights, earphones, and glasses.
War continues because books and movies create false ideas about it.~apex
Kurt Vonnegut was successful with his writing abilities, stories and did have success with his magazines. Writing books was his best field of success, "Slaughter house Five book was one of his very releases and was a success.
    14 novels:     Player PianoThe Sirens of TitanMother NightCat's CradleGod Bless You, Mr. RosewaterSlaughterhouse-FiveBreakfast of ChampionsSlapstickJailbirdDeadeye DickGalápagosBluebeardHocus PocusTimequake     Also, 5 scripts:   Between Time and Timbuktu   Happy...
Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library was created in 2011.
  One of the primary themes is that, even in death, the world goes on, hence the recurring phrase in the book: "So it goes." Other major themes include: the destruction of war as well as the loss of free will.
Harrison Bergeron used dystopian science to satirized the idea of  equality. This was written by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
  == Answer ==   This story is a critique of how society looks for the easiest way out of things such as buying happiness. It also critiques the capitialist society and how government control may not be such a bad thing.
You tell me I can't find the answer either.
Slaughterhouse-Five was written by Kurt Vonnegut,  Jr. 
  to tell his personal story of when he was taken prisoner as a POW during WWII and he witnessed firsthand the aftermath of the Dresden bombing. Slaughterhouse-Five was his way of telling his war story through a fictional character named Billy Pilgrim and how the war affected Vonnegut.
  He actually explains this at the beginning of the book. Something like "The war parts in this book are true" - "one of my friends really was shot for stealing a kettle...", and how he was in Dresden for the bombing.     I'm not sure exactly how much the war scenes in the book reflect...
Kurt Vonnegut was in the Battle of the Bulge. He was fighting against the Germans, until he was captured and imprisoned by the Germans. He was placed with his fellow American prisoners in a warehouse that had been a meat-packing facility and storage locker before the war. This warehouse was marked...
Delacorte Press published the book by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. in 1973.
Kurt Vonnegut was an American author of literature born on November 11, 1922 and died on April 11, 2007. He is known best for his novels Timequake, Slaughterhouse 5, Cat's Cradle, and The Sirens of Titan.
  I think that it was Philip Seymour Hoffman.
It is about the meeting of two people; Kilgore Trout, a science  fiction writer; and Dwayne Hoover, a rich man with "bad chemicals."
He died on April 11, 2007.
As of April 11, 2007, Kurt Vonnegut is no longer living.
The climax is when Eli's parents find out he didn't get exepted into Whitehall. His Dad starts yelling at the chairmen of the school. This is the climax because after, his father has a talk with Eli which is the resolution of the story.
Kurt vonnegut, Kurt vonnegut, was too charitable to sense the Vaughns expedite all over my face like crazy