Study Guide

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 8, Section 20

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 8, Section 20

  • Trout would have followed Billy upstairs but Billy told him not to.
  • Billy goes into the bathroom and locks the door.
  • His son Robert is sitting in the bathroom on the toilet in the dark, holding a pink electric guitar.
  • Billy does not really know Robert yet—in fact, he is not sure if there is much to know.