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by Kurt Vonnegut

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 3, Section 15 Summary

  • Billy goes home for a nap after lunch.
  • His doctor has told Billy he must nap every day.
  • This prescription is supposed to cure Billy of a secret problem: every now and then, for no obvious reason, Billy starts to cry.
  • No one knows about this quiet weeping except for Billy and his doctor.

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