Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

Chapter 1

* Kurt Vonnegut tells the reader about his experiences in Dresden.

* Vonnegut recalls speaking to his friends about writing this book.

Chapter 2

* Billy Pilgrim is introduced as being "unstuck in time."

* Billy Pilgrim's biography is given.

* Billy travels in time between writing a letter, following a fellow soldier behind enemy lines in Germany, and various events in his civilian life.

Chapter 3

* Billy is captured by German soldiers in 1944.

* Billy travels in time between 1957 and 1967.

* Billy works as an optometrist in 1967.

* Billy travels to Luxembourg in 1944. He and Roland pass German soldiers traveling to the front. They are put into railroad cars.

Chapter 4

* The Tralfamadorans kidnap Billy.

* Roland Weary dies, blaming Billy.

* The American prisoners arrive at the POW camp.

* Billy travels between being an infant, playing golf, and riding in the space saucer with the Tralfamadorans.

Chapter 5

* Billy goes to the Grand Canyon and Carlsbad Caverns with his...

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