History Literature / CatsCradle

18th Jun '17 10:43:38 AM nombretomado
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* ArcWords: Bokononism has a lot of them. ThatOtherWiki has a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat%27s_Cradle#Terms_introduced_in_the_novel full list]].

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* ArcWords: Bokononism has a lot of them. ThatOtherWiki Wiki/ThatOtherWiki has a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat%27s_Cradle#Terms_introduced_in_the_novel full list]].
18th May '17 11:33:52 PM Baeraad555
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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: InUniverse. John admits that he can't decide whether Mona's strange aloofness and deatchment was a sign of a deep serenity making her "[[WomenAreWiser the highest form of female spirituality]]" or whether she was just cold and empty inside.
17th Apr '17 4:05:13 PM Sabyk
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''Cat's Cradle'' is a 1963 novel by Creator/KurtVonnegut. The protagonist, who introduces himself to us in the [[PointOfView first person narration]] as simply "Jonah", begins the story intending to write a book about the atomic bomb. In his research, he comes to learn about the family of one of the chief scientists who created it: Dr. Felix Hoenikker. His research also uncovers the possibility that the man went on to create something else that could wipe out all life on Earth.

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''Cat's Cradle'' is a 1963 novel by Creator/KurtVonnegut. The protagonist, who introduces himself to us in the [[PointOfView first person narration]] as simply "Jonah", real name "John", begins the story intending to write a book about the atomic bomb. In his research, he comes to learn about the family of one of the chief scientists who created it: Dr. Felix Hoenikker. His research also uncovers the possibility that the man went on to create something else that could wipe out all life on Earth.
17th Apr '17 4:02:45 PM Sabyk
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''Cat's Cradle'' is a 1963 novel by Creator/KurtVonnegut. The protagonist, who introduces himself to us in the [[PointOfView first person narration]] as simply "John", begins the story intending to write a book about the atomic bomb. In his research, he comes to learn about the family of one of the chief scientists who created it: Dr. Felix Hoenikker. His research also uncovers the possibility that the man went on to create something else that could wipe out all life on Earth.

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''Cat's Cradle'' is a 1963 novel by Creator/KurtVonnegut. The protagonist, who introduces himself to us in the [[PointOfView first person narration]] as simply "John", "Jonah", begins the story intending to write a book about the atomic bomb. In his research, he comes to learn about the family of one of the chief scientists who created it: Dr. Felix Hoenikker. His research also uncovers the possibility that the man went on to create something else that could wipe out all life on Earth.
24th Jan '16 8:36:08 PM Llygodenfawr
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* AliensInCardiff: Ice-nine is invented in Illium, NY.

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* AliensInCardiff: Ice-nine is invented in Illium, Ilium, NY.



* CosmicDeadline: [[spoiler: Deaths only start piling on in the last 12 chapters, and en masse as the world comes to an end. Backstory about how ice-nine is divvied up between the Hoennikers is filled in very late in the book as well.]]

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* CosmicDeadline: [[spoiler: Deaths only start piling on in the last 12 chapters, and en masse as the world comes to an end. Backstory about how ice-nine is divvied up between the Hoennikers Hoenikkers is filled in very late in the book as well.]]



* DeadpanSnarker: The Castles and Newt Hoenniker.

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* DeadpanSnarker: The Castles and Newt Hoenniker.Hoenikker.



* [[EvenTheGirlsWantHer Even The Gays Want Her]]: Mona is just that captivating.

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* [[EvenTheGirlsWantHer Even The the Gays Want Her]]: Mona is just that captivating.



* WhatDoesSheSeeInHim: People don't understand why Emily Hoenniker, who was a very beautiful and popular woman, married Felix, who only cared about science and barely noticed her.

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* WhatDoesSheSeeInHim: People don't understand why Emily Hoenniker, Hoenikker, who was a very beautiful and popular woman, married Felix, who only cared about science and barely noticed her.
9th Mar '15 9:52:34 AM twinb27
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* CosmicDeadline: [[spoiler: Deaths only start piling on in the last 12 chapters, and en masse as the world comes to an end.]]

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* CosmicDeadline: [[spoiler: Deaths only start piling on in the last 12 chapters, and en masse as the world comes to an end. Backstory about how ice-nine is divvied up between the Hoennikers is filled in very late in the book as well.]]
9th Mar '15 9:51:24 AM twinb27
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* CosmicDeadline: [[spoiler: Deaths only start piling on in the last 12 chapters, and en masse as the world comes to an end.]]
8th Feb '15 3:52:09 PM WhiteRoseSamurai
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* HowWeGotHere: The events of the book are all one long flashback, and it's revealed near the end that John himself has been writing it for six months.
3rd Jan '15 11:39:26 AM ixfd64
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* GreyGoo: Ice-nine turns any water it touches into more ice-nine.
23rd Dec '14 6:01:07 PM henry42
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* DeathWorld: After the release of Ice-Nine.

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* DeathWorld: After [[spoiler:After the release of Ice-Nine.]]
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