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bluebeard-kurt-vonnegutRabo Karabekian, Chapter 1am the erstwhile American painter Rabo Karabekian, a one-eyed man.Sources: Encyclopaedia Britannica, The Guardian, The VonnegutEncyclopedia by Marc LeedsCopyright © 2017 Course Hero, Inc.Sateen Dura-LuxeSymbolizes the empty promises of modernity and lifes absurditiesLazarusRepresents resurrection and rebirth in response to lossRabos Eye PatchSymbolizes concealment of pain and damage from lifes traumasSymbolsFamous, abusive artist; despises modern art and admires Italian dictator Benito MussoliniDan GregoryBold woman and successful writer; encourages Rabo to write his autobiographyCirce Bermanby Polly Madisonby Polly Madisonby Polly Madisonby Polly Madisonby Polly MadisonRabos love interest; transforms from an abuse victim to a powerful businesswomanMarilee KempSon of Armenian immigrants, wounded veteran, and former artist writing his autobiographyRabo KarabekianMain CharactersVonnegut was an American author who is best known for novels that integrate satirical observations of American life and meditations on the human condition with science fiction. A WWII veteran and antiwar advocate, Vonnegut used events from his own life to write the fictional autobiography of Rabo Karabekian.KURT VONNEGUT19222007Authorby Polly Madisonby Polly Madisonby Polly Madisonby Polly Madisonby Polly MadisonRabo explores how to define art and its relationship to life.The Role of ArtWar haunts its survivors and accomplishes nothing but destruction.The Horrors of WarCommunity relieves Rabos loneliness and leads to his self-discovery.The Need for CommunityThe one-eyed Armenian artist Rabo Karabekian writes his autobiography, recalling his apprenticeship, time at war, stint as an artist, and encounters with women. However, the secret in his potato barn may tell the story of Karabekians life better than he ever could.Unlocking aLifes SecretTHEMESEnglishOriginal Language1987Year PublishedKurt VonnegutAuthorBluebeardFictionNovel

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