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Slaughterhouse-Five

Slaughterhouse-Five

by Kurt Vonnegut

Werner Gluck

Character Analysis

Werner is a sixteen-year-old German charged with guarding Billy and Edgar Derby when they first arrive at Slaughterhouse-Five in Dresden. He does not know his way around, and as he tries to find the kitchen he accidentally leads them into a communal shower where some German refugee girls from the Eastern Front are bathing. This accident is the first time Billy sees a naked woman.

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