Study Guide

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 3, Section 18

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 3, Section 18

  • Billy goes into his bedroom.
  • He has an electric blanked and a mattress with a massage setting ("The Magic Fingers").
  • Billy gets undressed and lies down in bed, but he cannot sleep.
  • He turns on the Magic Fingers and the bed vibrates as he weeps.