Study Guide

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 2, Section 1

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 2, Section 1

  • Billy Pilgrim is unstuck in time.
  • This means that he has had a chance to see both his birth and his death, and all the events in between, many, many times.
  • But he has no control over his time-travel—he could be anywhere in his own life at any time.