Slaughterhouse 5

By: Kurt Vonnegut


Slaughterhous-Five is one of the world's great anti-war books. Centering on the infamous fire-bombing of Dresden, Billy Pilgrim's odyssey through time reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we are afraid to know.

Foreign Journalist

Demand: Knowing a second language and being able to quickly write well put together articles.

Common: Mildly common, around 6,000

Residence: Puerto Rico

Salary: $36,000-$54,000

Co-workers: ~100

Travel: Countries all over

Interaction: News reporters, translators

Dangers: Cartels,hectic hours, wars in other countries

Benefits: Payed travel expenses

Future: Small broadcast station

5 Years

Working outside of country

10 Years

Experienced and working a big important job

20 Years

Running company

50 Years

Still running company or retired

Novum Canarie

Book Synopsis

Canarie Yelloh is an overworked and very stressed foreign journalist. Day after day she continually forces herself to conform and please just about every individual around her. After her very demanding boss sends her on extensive trip to Timbuktu to cover a story on an ancient ruin things start to turn around for Canarie. While covering a story on the magic and wonder of the ruin, she falls into a hole and time travels far into the year of 3013. The world has been destroyed and rebuilt by the Glylons and she soon meets Gῧen Mozjaka, a Glylon girl, who soon shows her the life and way of the Glylons. Canarie quickly becomes a part of their world and learns a couple important lessons along the way. Will she choose to return to her dull boring life or throw everything away to stay in this world?

Plot Chart


Brooklyn, NY-2013

Glylon Universe- 3013

Rising Action:

-Canarie is a stressed-out foreign journalist

-Boss sends her on trip to Timbuktu

-Covering a story on ancient ruin

-Falls into a hole in the ruin and time travels to the year 3013

-World was destroyed and recreated by Glylons

-Canarie meets Guen, a Glylon girl

-Learns their lifestyle

-Have a calm and care free life


-World is threatened and all have to work together to save it. (Being attacked by their foes the Kurocks)

Falling Action

-Canarie learns to appreciate life and learns a stress free life

-Comes home and quits job

Works Cited

"Slaughterhouse 5." . N.p., Web. 10 May. 2013. <>.