This study guide will help you analyze the text “Long Walk to Forever” by Kurt Vonnegut. We will show you examples of elements in the text that will be relevant for your analysis. In these notes, we will focus on the summary, structure, characterizations, setting, narrator and point of view, language, theme and message.
Presentation of the text
Title: “Long Walk to Forever”
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Date of Publication: 1960
Genre: Short Story
Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007) was an American author of novels, short stories, plays and non-fiction essays. He is well-known for his preference for since-fiction settings and plots, as well as for his satirical humor. His most popular novel is “Slaughterhouse-Five”, in which the author criticizes the absurdity of war in a morbid, yet humorous way.
Below, you can read an excerpt from our study guide: