Kurt Vonnegut Writing Style

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“I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours” (biography.com) sums up the satirical ideas of renowned author, Kurt Vonnegut. Kurt Vonnegut was a very popular writer who excelled in writing about the stupidity and ignorance of mankind. His extremely fortunate life played an influential role in developing his writing style. Eventually, Kurt Vonnegut became one of the most eminent satirical writers of his time and was quite perceptible in two of his works, “Harrison Bergeron” and Cat’s Cradle. Kurt Vonnegut led an adventurous and interesting life, which greatly contributed to his writing style that made his works so enjoyable. Kurt Vonnegut was born on November 11, 1922 in the city of Indianapolis, Indiana where he grew up with his older brother and sister. After graduation from high school in 1940, Vonnegut went on to attend Cornell University that year. In 1942, Kurt Vonnegut was doing terribly in school …show more content…
Although it could be believed that Vonnegut’s writing career skyrocketed instantly, he actually had to work several other jobs before publishing his first novel, Player Piano, which was, without doubt, a satire. At that point, Vonnegut began to publish many more novels throughout the 1960s and became a powerful force in the literary world. Then, in 1969, Vonnegut published Slaughterhouse-Five, his most famous novel. In this story, Vonnegut talked about his own experiences in the war and other time warping sequences that completely dazzled readers everywhere. Due to constant encounters with depression and personal problems, Vonnegut actually attempted suicide in 1984. Fortunately, Vonnegut lives and was able to continue producing best selling novels until he passed away on April 11th, 2007 at 84 years old. Vonnegut’s extraordinary life led to many superb novels that people anywhere can read and enjoy his unique style of

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