- Words: 1180
- Length: 4 Pages
- Topic: Literature
- Paper #: 12129708
There is nothing laudable about young people leaving their homes in order to fight for their countries. Moreover, these young people are very different from how they are usually presented. They are frightened, horrified, and it would be absurd to call them war heroes, regardless of the role that they played in the war.
Vonnegut's intention is to condemn war, and, thus, instead of providing his readers with a traditional