Day: August 4, 2003

An Absence of Villainous Villains

In Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five, there is a conspicuous absence of really villainous antagonists. Neither are there real heroes; Billy Pilgrim, the protagonist, is constantly ready to give up. Vonnegut seems to be making the statement that there really is no good or evil, only different perspectives. In his own … Read the rest

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