Study Guide

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 1, Section 15

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 1, Section 15

  • This is short and confusing because it has to be: what do you say about a massacre? The point of killing everybody is that they can't say or want anything ever again.
  • All that's left after a massacre is the birds, and they just say birdie things—like Poo-tee-weet.