Study Guide

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 5, Section 4

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 5, Section 4

  • Billy is thrown back to his childhood, when he was on a trip to the Grand Canyon with his family.
  • His father feels that it's been worth the awful drive to see the Canyon at last.
  • Billy is totally terrified that he's going to fall in, and he wets his pants.