World War Two and the Dresden Bombing Book Review by Vada

World War Two and the Dresden Bombing
Summary of both slaughterhouse and the Dresden bombing in Kurt Vonnegut's historical novel "Slaughter-House-Five".
# 75036 | 1,767 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Nov 21, 2006 in English (Analysis) , English (Persuasive Writing) , English (General)


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This paper uses the historical novel "Slaughter-House-Five" by Kurt Vonnegut to illustrate the effects of the Dresden Bombing during World War II. Not only is the book historical fiction, evidently based on true events, but most of the events are based on specific happenings. Vonnegut illustrates the life of a soldier during the war. His writing shows the destruction that occurs during this time
for both sides. Vonnegut writes of the war both objectively and truthfully, telling of each nation's soldiers, the effects of war on them, the brutality of the war, and the bombing of Dresden. The paper concludes that Vonnegut's writing, along with eyewitness accounts presented, show the true devastation of the Dresden Bombing.

From the Paper:

"Slaughter-House-Five is a historical novel that tells of World War II, specifically the Dresden Bombing. Through a combination of both historical and science fiction, Kurt Vonnegut illustrates the life of a soldier during the war. Vonnegut writes about the war in an unbiased manner giving different views about its participants and attacks. His strong voice is not, however, diminished by his objectivity. Vonnegut writes of the war both objectively and truthfully, telling of each nation's soldiers, the effects of war on them, the brutality of the war, and the bombing of Dresden."

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World War Two and the Dresden Bombing (2006, November 21) Retrieved September 18, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/world-war-two-and-the-dresden-bombing-75036/

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"World War Two and the Dresden Bombing" 21 November 2006. Web. 18 September. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/world-war-two-and-the-dresden-bombing-75036/>

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