Dresden - This is a German city where Kurt Vonnegut and other American prisoners of war were held during an infamous firebombing by the British.
Humor/Comedy - These concepts, by Vonnegut's definitions, are much more than they appear. They are a self-defense mechanism and a natural painkiller.
New York City - This location is one of Kurt Vonnegut's places of residence. One chapter that discusses a daily routine he once enjoyed before the advent of computers focused solely on this location, including going to a post office located right by a United Nations office.
The Great Depression - This event was a worldwide, economic downturn that was Vonnegut grew up in.
World War II - This event was the largest war that the world has ever seen, spanning from the late 1930s to 1945.
Luddite - This concept is a term for someone who hates technology.
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