Questions tagged [kurt-vonnegut]

Questions about the works of the American author Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (1922-2007) or about his life as a writer.

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Vonnegut's writing style as time passed

I've been reading a lot of Vonnegut recently, and I've noticed some interesting stuff. Slaughterhouse-Five or the Children's Crusade, God Bless You Mr. Rosewater, and Cat's Cradle are similar to a ...
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Is Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse Five an allegory of what would now be called PTSD?

Is Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse Five an allegory of what would now be called PTSD? Would ‘allegory’ be the correct terminology here?
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Was the Tralfamadorian view of time based on a real metaphysical position?

I was reading Metaphysics: a Very Short Introduction and encountered the following paragraph in the discussion on time: One may have some attraction towards coupling this Aristotelian view with ...