Billy Pilgrim, Kurt Vonnegut, Bernhard V. O'Hare, Mary O'Hare, Gerhard Müller, Roland Weary, Wild Bob, Paul Lazzaro
Edgar Derby, Valencia Merble, Tralfamadorians, Eliot Rosewater, Kilgore Trout, Howard W. Campbell, Jr., Werner Gluck
Montana Wildhack, Barbara Pilgrim, Bertram Copeland Rumfoord, Lily Rumfoord, Robert Pilgrim, Billy's Mother, Billy's Father
Person-against-self - an internal conflict of feelings.
Person-against-person - the typical protagonist vs. antagonist scenario.
Person-against-society - the protagonist battles against the larger organizations of society
(or a system of beliefs held by society).
Person-against-nature - the protagonist is threatened by a component of nature.
Themes, Motifs, and Symbols
Destructiveness of War
The Illusion of Free Will
The Importance of Sight
"So It Goes"
Author as Narrator/Character
The Bird (Poo-tee-weet)
Colors Blue & Ivory
Setting: Time & Place (1920s-1976)
1944-1945 - Germany & Luxembourg (Battle of the Bulge)
Ilium, New York
The Planet Tralfamadore (the zoo)