Written assignment on Kurt Vonnegut’s Galapagos
Address the following questions:
a. How did the forces change humanity from the beginning of the book to the end? Cite
examples of the use of the four forces of evolution.
b. Why did Vonnegut choose the Galapagos Islands for the location of the book?
Requirements for the paper:
1. Title and your name
2. An introductory paragraph summarizing the book. What is the central theme?
3. A single sentence interpretation of the point Vonnegut is trying to make with the book, in your own words.
4. A paragraph or two addressing each of the questions listed above. Cite examples from the book to support your conclusions.
5. A concluding paragraph that that includes:
a) Your answer to the following question: Did Vonnegut get microevolution right? b) A question that, to you, remains unanswered regarding the central theme.
The paper should be a minimum of 2 pages, double spaced.