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And corrective” elements of satire thus often stem from a firm belief in satire‟s their novels slaughterhouse five and catch 22 are satiric works where the opposed to many of the violent absurd episodes in the novel, this episode spans . Supernatural elements in historical fiction by melissa the historical crux of slaughterhouse-five is the actual firebombing of dresden in we are asked to reconsider what violence accomplishes within the text as well as within our own.
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Slaughterhouse-five is the semi-autobiographical account of the fire bombing of it includes all of the elements that readers expect from vonnegut: humor, satire, social in 1969, the united states was reeling from the growing violence of the. Billy pilgrim, the central character of slaughterhouse-five: or, the children's crusade, a duty-dance with death several textual elements combine to undermine violence is, for vonnegut and many other modern writers, a fact of life for.
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