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Slaughterhouse-Five

Slaughterhouse-Five

  

by Kurt Vonnegut

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 9, Section 8 Summary

  • Billy opens his eyes in the hospital in Vermont, where he sees his son Robert.
  • Robert is all dressed up in his Green Beret uniform and he looks like "a leader of men" (9.8.2).
  • Robert was a wild teenager, but the army has straightened him out.
  • Billy closes his eyes again.

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