Writing Techniques in Cat's Cradle

This Study Guide consists of approximately 44 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Cat's Cradle.
This section contains 95 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Cat's Cradle Study Guide

Some critics have dismissed Cat's Cradle as a thin summation of the three books preceding it, but technically the novel marks some significant changes for Vonnegut. The fragmentary effect of 127 chapters, short units of prose often structured as three-line jokes, marked the beginning of Vonnegut's subsequent method.

It is also a book marked by irony.

The book is cautionary, even prophetic, but it also makes fun of prophets. In keeping with its warning to beware of the ascendancy of lies, the novel ends with the statement the "Nothing in this book is true."

(read more)

This section contains 95 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Cat's Cradle Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Cat's Cradle from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook