Tic Toc By: Jasmine Johnstone, Yoselin Camacho, and Lauren Johnson


"Billy is spastic in time, has no control over where he is going next, and the trips aren't necessarily fun. He is in a constant state of stage fright, he says, because he never knows what part of his life he is going to have to act in next." Pg.23

Poem And Poem Recitation

Time is in the eye of the beholder

Quote #2

"The most important thing I learned on Tralfamadore was that when a person dies he only appears to die. He is still very much alive in the past, so it is very silly for people to cry at his funeral. All moments, past, present, and future, always have existed, always will exist." Pg.26

Past Present and Future will always exsist

Quote #3

"When a Tralfamadorian sees a corpse, all he thinks is that the dead person is in bad condition in the particular moment, but that the same person is just fine in plenty of other moments. Now, when I myself hear that somebody is dead, I simply shrug and say what the Tralfamadorians say about dead people, which is "So it goes.”

Commentary: If it were possible for humans to put their lives in an order they would like to live in, is it possible for there to even be a pass? Will the pass be the present, future? Time would not exist, and without time no one will experience death. Time is the reason a human grows old. And if one only wishes to live life when they are young, the memories that were yet to be made will never be experienced, the memories will be lost in time. Our lives have a short supply of time, time is of the essence.

Spirit leaving body behind

Quote #4

"- Why me?

- That is a very Earthling question to ask, Mr. Pilgrim. Why you? Why us for that matter? Why anything? Because this moment simply is. Have you ever seen bugs trapped in amber?

- Yes.

- Well, here we are, Mr. Pilgrim, trapped in the amber of this moment. There is no why.” Pg.76

Concept is opened to Billy

Quote #5

"I am a Tralfamadorian seeing all time as you might see a stretch of the Rocky Mountains. All time is all time. It does not change. It does not lend itself to warning or explanations. It simply is." Pg.85-86

A depiction of a tralfamadorian
Created By
Jasmine Johnstone


Created with images by Alan Cleaver - "Time" • Cea. - "Time" • Daniel Waters, Co. Sligo, Ireland - "Time" • Moyan_Brenn - "Time" • info254 - "pocket watches time of time" • Couleur - "watches old antique" • kelseyannvere - "time clock watch"

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