Study Guide

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 5, Section 37

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 5, Section 37

  • Billy is 44 years old, on the planet Tralfamadore, sitting naked in their zoo.
  • He knows that he cannot escape: the atmosphere outside his habitat is filled with cyanide, and Earth is 446,120,000,000,000,000 miles away.