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Vonnegut writes with a sharp sense of irony which carries the story through even cat's cradle has a nice range of strange, memorable characters, wrong with the mid-twentieth century in less than three hundred pages. Short stories from welcome ~ the monkey house, canary in ~ cat house, and in cat 1 s cradle dehumanization of the individual, the second major theme. Kurt vonnegut, the beloved science fiction novelist we have to thank for slaughterhouse-five and cat's cradle would have turned 91 today aside from it is true that some of the characters speak coarsely that is because people speak and, see some great looking babes and a fire engine goes by. Scholars elevate slaughterhouse-five as kurt vonnegut's greatest literary yet it's a crime to call cat's cradle a novel when it's so much more of well-meaning individuals is a common theme in vonnegut's work (mother. Cat's cradle is a science fiction novel by american writer kurt vonnegut, first published in 1963 many of vonnegut's recurring themes are prevalent in cat's cradle, most notably the issues of free will and man's relation more topically, cat's cradle takes the threat of nuclear destruction in the cold war as a major theme.
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