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Cat's Cradle

Cat's Cradle

by Kurt Vonnegut

Cat's Cradle: Symbols True or False

1. Ice-nine is a symbol for what actual weapon?The Atomic Bomb
2. What item does Horlick Minton bring to the Hundred Martyrs to Democracy ceremony?A wreath
3. What ceremony requires Bokononists to touch their feet together?Boko-maru
4. What is the only animal to survive ice-nine other than humans?Ants
5. What Bible verse does John suggest he can rewrite for people "who are dying or in terrible pain"?The Twenty-third Psalm

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