International Journal of English Research

International Journal of English Research


International Journal of English Research
International Journal of English Research
Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2016)

Humanism in Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughter House – Five


N. Solomon Benny

There are many science-fiction writers in English literature and Vonnegut is a quiet interesting writer with lot of scientific thoughts but he strongly denies to be called as a Science fiction writer. In his writings strong anti-war sentiments are expressed and conveys anti-war beliefs. Strangely enough, Slaughterhouse-Five along with much of his other writings are strongly non-sentimental in order to convey these anti-war beliefs. While sentimentality and emotional appeal are typical approaches to rhetorical arguments, Vonnegut often disregards sentiment in favor of reductive reasoning in favor of a moral point he is trying to make. This paper explores at showing Vonnegut has Humanistic approach in his writing.
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N. Solomon Benny. Humanism in Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughter House – Five. International Journal of English Research, Volume 2, Issue 1, 2016, Pages 16-19
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