Study Guide

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 8, Section 11

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 8, Section 11

  • Billy invites Trout to his 18th wedding anniversary party.
  • Trout comes to the party and everyone likes him.
  • He chats up Maggie White, a homemaker married to an optometrist.
  • Billy listens while fiddling with something in his pocket: a box containing a ring for his wife.