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...every tragedy as merely another item in this series, the fact that it...is punctuated by "So it goes," suggests that Vonnegut takes it to be loosely equivalent to the previous items in the series.” Also by the Tralfamadorians describing time as a 4th dimension that is more of a freely traveled upon open landscape rather than a linear progression Billy is trying to mitigate the impact death has on him. Billy says”When a Tralfamadorian sees a corpse, all he thinks is that the dead person is in bad condition in that particular moment, but that the same person is just fine in plenty of other moments.” By making death seem like something that is beyond human comprehension something ominous becomes something trivial. So through indifference Vonnegut is saying that tragedies are no longer tragedies, one is no worse than the other, and they are beyond human comprehension.
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