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  • Cat's Cradle
    In the novel, Vonnegut says, "Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything." From this assertion, one can infer that a who person...

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    "Cat's Cradle" is the name of a string game played by children. In the book, Vonnegut writes that Felix Hoenikker, the fictional inventor of the atomic bomb, was playing cat's cradle with his son,...

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    John: The narrator of the novel. The opening "Call me Jonah" suggests a parallel to Ishmael, the narrator of Moby-Dick, and also to the Biblical Jonah.Dr. Felix Hoenikker: An evil scientist who...

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    thinke religous people and scientist alike were getting offended but probally just religious people

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    Vonnegut is principally iconoclastic in the way that he casts an ironic eye of the tremendous scientific and technological developments of the twentieth century and profoundly questions them. One...

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    A worthy topic of discussion when dealing with any well-known and highly regarded novel is this: why, precisely, should this novel be well-known and highly regarded? What, in other words, makes...

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    In the novel Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut, "Secret Agent X-9" is a nickname that is given to the character of Frank Hoenniker, who is one of the sons of Felix Hoenniker: One of the forefathers of...

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    The hero in each of these stories is distinct individualist and dedicated to the pursuit of individuality. While self-knowledge is not part of this pursuit, self-expression and "integrity of being"...

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    First and foremost, we have to consider what John represents. First of all, his name---John is perhaps the most common name in the English language, indicating a sort of "everyman" quality....

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    Vonnegut satirizes humanity's obsession with truth by demonstrating how humanity demands illusions. The satire is most concisely expressed in The Cat's Cradle on page 284 when the following passage...

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