cat's cradle

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Cat's Cradle is, "Vonnegut's most highly praised novel. Filled with humor and unforgettable characters, this apocalyptic story tells of Earth's ultimate end, and presents a vision of the future that is both darkly fantastic and funny, as Vonnegut weaves a satirical commentary on modern man and his madness" In Cat's Cradle, Kurt Vonnegut uses satire as a vehicle for threatened self-destruction when he designs the government of San Lorenzo. In addition, the Bokonists practice of …

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…the end the entire earth is destroyed, through a seemingly impossible series of coincidences and completely random events, which are strangely explained by Bokononism. All through the story Vonnegut builds up his theme of the pointlessness of life with the help of satire. An example of this is the religion of Bokononism. Bokononism says that that all religions (including Bokononism) are nothing but a pack of hideous lies, which should be completely ignored. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ **Bibliography**