Words from Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut: anodize- to coat prophylactic- intended to prevent disease cupola- a small dome, especially when positioned on top of another dome fourragère- a military award in the form of a braided cord acrimonious- angry and bitter lugubrious- looking or sounding sad and dismal bucolic- characteristic of the pleasant aspects … More Slaughterhouse Five- Words & Quotes
Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut (read December 24, 2015) A sort of story within a story, Vonnegut begins Slaughterhouse Five, also known as The Children’s Crusade, by telling the reader about his involvement with Dresden, how he went back, the effect the war had on his friends and him, and how this book came to be. … More Slaughterhouse Five- Review
Words from Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom: aphorism- an observation that contains a general truth Quotes from Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom: “Morrie danced by himself.” “Shouldn’t the world stop? Don’t they know what has happened to me? But the world did not stop, it took no notice at all…” “He would not wither. He would not … More Tuesdays with Morrie- Words & Quotes
Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom (read December 26, 2015) A sort of memoir read by many in high school, Tuesdays with Morrie is regarded as a moving book filled with wisdom. It offers a true account of advice from a brilliant and dying man to one of his favorite students, and subsequently, to readers of this “final … More Tuesdays with Morrie- Review
“So it goes.” -Kurt Vonnegut, 87 times in this book.