Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 3, Section 31 Summary Page 1

  • The train is not moving.
  • Guards patrol up and down past the boxcars, passing food and water into the locked cars.
  • The prisoners are using their helmets as toilets.
  • Billy is one of the "dumpers" (3.28.2): he disposes of the excrement through a ventilator in the boxcar.

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