Breakfast of Champions

Breakfast of Champions


Kurt Vonnegut

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Milo Maritimo Character Analysis

The “beautiful young desk clerk” at the Holiday Inn in Midland City. Milo is the first to welcome Kilgore Trout to the Arts Festival in Midland City, and he has read all Kilgore’s stories and novels available in Eliot Rosewater’s personal library. Milo is a member of the infamous Maritimo crime family, although he appears to make his living on honest terms.
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Milo Maritimo Character Timeline in Breakfast of Champions

The timeline below shows where the character Milo Maritimo appears in Breakfast of Champions. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 20
Art, Subjectivity, and Absurdity Theme Icon
Milo Maritimo, a “beautiful young desk clerk,” greets Kilgore happily. “Mr. Trout,” Milo says in “rapture.”... (full context)
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Milo shows Kilgore to his room so that he can change into his high school tuxedo... (full context)
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“Oh, Mr. Trout,” Milo says, “teach us to sing and dance and laugh and cry.” Kilgore is stunned. “Open... (full context)