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Biography[ edit ] Family and early life[ edit ] Kurt Vonnegut Jr. He was the youngest of three children of Kurt Vonnegut Sr. His older siblings were Bernard born and Alice born Vonnegut was descended from German immigrants who settled in the United States in the midth century; his patrilineal great-grandfather, Clemens Vonnegut of WestphaliaGermany, settled in Indianapolis and founded the Vonnegut Hardware Company.
Kurt's father, and his father before him, Bernardwere architects; the architecture firm under Kurt Sr. Thus, they did not teach their youngest son German or introduce him to German literature and tradition, leaving him feeling "ignorant and rootless.
So she was as great an influence on me as anybody. The Liebers's brewery was closed in after the advent of Prohibition in the United States.
When the Great Depression hit, few people could afford to build, causing clients at Kurt Sr. His father withdrew from normal life and became what Vonnegut called a "dreamy artist". She labored to regain the family's wealth and status, and Vonnegut said she expressed hatred "as corrosive as hydrochloric acid" for her husband.
While there, he played clarinet in the school band and became a co-editor along with Madelyn Pugh for the Tuesday edition of the school newspaper, The Shortridge Echo.
Vonnegut said his tenure with the Echo allowed him to write for a large audience—his fellow students—rather than for a teacher, an experience he said was "fun and easy". He wanted to study the humanities or become an architect like his father, but his father [b] and brother, a scientist, urged him to study a "useful" discipline.
He later penned a piece, "Well All Right", focusing on pacifisma cause he strongly supported,  arguing against U. Army uniform between and The attack on Pearl Harbor brought the U.
Vonnegut was a member of Reserve Officers' Training Corpsbut poor grades and a satirical article in Cornell's newspaper cost him his place there. He was placed on academic probation in May and dropped out the following January. No longer eligible for a student defermenthe faced likely conscription into the United States Army.
Instead of waiting to be drafted, he enlisted in the army and in March reported to Fort BraggNorth Carolina, for basic training.
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In Decemberhe fought in the Battle of the Bulgethe final German offensive of the war. Over members of the division were killed and over 6, were captured. On December 22, Vonnegut was captured with about 50 other American soldiers. During the journey, the Royal Air Force bombed the prisoner trains and killed about men.
He lived in a slaughterhouse when he got to the city, and worked in a factory that made malt syrup for pregnant women. Vonnegut recalled the sirens going off whenever another city was bombed.
The Germans did not expect Dresden to get bombed, Vonnegut said.Love and Money in Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater Essay - Love and Money in Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater "A sum of money is a leading character in this tale about people, just as a sum of honey might properly be a leading character in a tale about bees.".
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