Study Guide

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 9, Section 2

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 9, Section 2

  • Meanwhile, Billy is still unconscious.
  • Billy is sharing a room with a (fictional) Harvard history professor named Bertram Copeland Rumfoord.
  • Rumfoord is in the hospital with a broken leg. He injured himself while skiing on his honeymoon with his fifth (and much younger) wife, Lily.