“The question is whether or not America is to enter a new and distressing phase of history where men no longer pursue happiness but buy it. Welcome to the Monkey House by Kurt Vonnegut – The Euphio Question summary and analysis. It is consuming your life to the point where you seriously question whether or not this was the perfect ideal. 3. The Euphio Question contains.

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He and his backers have built eeuphio radio-telescope of their own. While Fred fussed with the box, the rest of us made nervous small talk over sandwiches and beer. Of course in the story, the Euphio energy has not yet been used as a sort of weapon, but it very well could be.

Ivana rated it liked it Aug 11, A repairman stuck his head ‘n to announce that the power would be on again in about two minutes. When awareness intruded on oblivion again, I felt around for the Beaver Patrol, and found them missing. Ultimately, Vonnegut comes down on the side that happiness must be earned and the blissful feelings induced by Euphiophone will leave the person in a miserable state of withdrawal and dissatisfaction when the Euphiophone is not operating.


Fri 24 Jul Lew Harrison was the first to speak, continuing his conversation with Marion.

Books by Kurt Vonnegut. People put their heads down and support a system that exploits them and promises the fictitious “American dream”. The ethical and moral implications of marketing this new found product become evident – as the temptation to make money and control huge numbers of people proves too great.

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However, because you told us it was a dystopian story, I think it will be about an end to euphoria, or something ruining euphoria. It was also then that I got to know Lew Harrison, Euphiio sorry to say.

Lew waved to the engineer to switch in the signals coming from it. Anybody within reach of the transmitter would get a good dose of the stepped-up radiations, whether he wanted to or not.

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First published in Collier’s Magazine. We looked at him with queasy bravery. Investigation revealed that I had slipped to the floor, and that several Boy Scouts had bivouacked on my chest and abdomen. You are commenting using your Facebook account. About Me aofisonfire View my complete profile. He was playing a spirited game of flies and grounders with himself near the French doors, using a dead tennis ball and a poker. Susan had fallen asleep right after eating. Predict what you think the story will be about.


We all laughed uproariously, including Fred, whose guffaws blew up little gray clouds from the ashpit. Lew Harrison looked as though he’d stumbled into the dressing room at the Copacabana.

In fact, it seems to be whirring suspiciously at this very moment, and I’m so happy I could cry.

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Welcome to the Monkey House – The Euphio Question Summary & Analysis

Lew, in his way, was trying to calm her. Edward Yu rated it it was amazing Jan 30, I’ve got the swellest little kid and the swellest bunch of friends and the swellest old wife in the world. I hurried home for a drink, only to qyestion into the middle of another unsettling experience. Oct 05, Sho rated it it was amazing. Lew’s control is similar to a billionaire buying an election: