Study Guide

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 5, Section 38

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 5, Section 38

  • Billy's habitat is mostly made up of Sears furniture stolen from Iowa City.
  • He has a record player (which works) and a television (which doesn't).
  • There is nowhere in his habitat where he can hide from the Tralfamadorians who come to see him—not even in the bathroom.