Study Guide

Cat's Cradle Chapter 21

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 21

The Marines March On

  • Once Dr. Breed finishes handing out the chocolates, he picks up where he left off.
  • So, the marines could just add ice-nine to the marshland or wetland or lake or whatever, and it could freeze all the water for them.
  • And then the marines could—you guessed it—march on.