Mccarthy Letter: Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughter House Five

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McCarthy Letter SOAPSTone: Speaker: Kurt Vonnegut, the writer of Slaughter House Five. Occasion: The fact that Charles McCarthy, head of the school board, who had burned multiple copies of Slaughter House Five because he didn’t agree with the content. Audience: McCarthy Purpose: To demonstrate that Vonnegut is not some terrible monster trying to ruin the youth of America. Also, that the censorship of novels is disgusting in a free society. Subject: Censorship of his book after it was read at Drake High School and burned Tone: Upset and Alarmed Precise: In the letter to Mcarthy by Kurt Vomegut ,the author of slaughterhouse five, argues that “If you and your board are now determined to show that you in fact have wisdom and maturity

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