The Doctrines of Kurt Vonnegut

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The Doctrines of Kurt Vonnegut The writing of Kurt Vonnegut exhibits perception without restriction and imagination without limitation. It surpasses mountains of ignorance and rivers of innocence to extend emotions for society to sympathize with reality. He incorporates his knowledge and view-points into a variety of literary genres for everyone to learn of his inquiries and philosophies. To draw readers into his sphere of influence, Kurt Vonnegut administers an inflection on the present to state other tenses (Schatt 148). From government to technology, he applies his ideas to all subject matters, allowing all readers to comprehend his beliefs (Nichol 602). The literature of Kurt Vonnegut coincides with his sentiments appertaining to human substantiality, altruistic love, and Post-existentialism. A primary interrogation Vonnegut predominately accentuates is the meaning of human existence; "What is the purpose of life?" (Holland 54) Man must feel that he is "serving some purpose," that his life has substance and significance (55). To find an answer to this question, Vonnegut unwinds into the pages of his works, man's search for substantiality, and his attempt at changing his destiny to obtain answers through power. Human nature possesses man to hunger for control, and without dominance, man feels purposeless. By making him "powerless to alter his destiny in any way," Vonnegut stresses an exploration for usefulness, and the question of life's poignancy is seen w... ... middle of paper ... ...sp; all he could to make our marriage a happy one. EPICAC gave me anniversary poems for Pat- enough for the next 500 years (Vonnegut, Welcome to the Monkey House 284). EPICAC knew that fate did not allow him and Pat to be together. His happiness came from the happiness he gave to her and sacrificed for his best friend. Feelings and beliefs do not necessarily need to come from emotions, and in many of Vonnegut's work, it comes f
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