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Parallels Between Lost and Slaughterhouse Five

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February 28, 2008 - Posted by | Television | , , ,

6 Comments »

  1. Ha! Yeah, the entire episode I kept thinking, “This is so Slaughterhouse-Five!”

    I was very surprised the book did not make a cameo somewhere.

    Comment by tgaw | February 29, 2008 | Reply

  2. Totally. Faraday even told Des that he was “unstuck in time,” which made me laugh.

    Comment by Jay G. | February 29, 2008 | Reply

  3. yeah, did anyone catch how minkowski’s first name was ‘billy’? as in ‘billy pilgrim’ from slaughterhouse five as well as the whole army reference, not that we didn’t know that desmond was in the army.

    i’m loving the literary connections.

    Comment by mikey b | February 29, 2008 | Reply

  4. sorry, forget the ‘billy’ reference to minkowski, i could have sworn i heard him say his name was billy.

    Comment by mikey b | February 29, 2008 | Reply

  5. I thought the same thing. There was one reference, though…Desmond’s friend in the military was named Billy.

    Comment by Zahkmid | February 29, 2008 | Reply

  6. yep, on the nose, is time seen as it was on Tralfalmadore, no Future no Past all time is not linear. so there are infinite numbers of Dez along the line all existing in the present?

    well its a though.
    its kinda carl yung,

    Comment by Scuzzo | February 29, 2008 | Reply


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