Study Guide

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 5, Section 19

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 5, Section 19

  • In Billy's morphine dreams, he sees giraffes in a garden.
  • He is also a giraffe.
  • The giraffes accept Billy as one of their own.
  • Two giraffes approach Billy.
  • They are female giraffes and they kiss him with their mobile lips.
  • Why?