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Essay | Harrison Bergeron, a Review

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Harrison Bergeron, a Review

Summary: Analyzes the Kurt Vonnegut story, "Harrison Bergeron." Provides a plot summary. Discusses major themes in the story.
In the setting of 2081 of April, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. has created a dark and depressing environment where the society are close to their laws in the story "Harrison Bergeron." The government made three ammendments to the constitution, which outlaws the public display of intelligence, strength, or beauty. Agents of the Handicapper General (H-G men; their representation of their officers), took away the son of George and Hazel Bergeron because their son displayed intelligence, strength, and beauty. The government official keeps a close guard on everybody, if an individual goes beyond the ideal of equality that the government defined they will either be punished or killed. Society attempts to maintain their equality through their constitution. Vonnegut. JR's short story "Harrison Bergeron" shows that all men and women are not treated equal. The story adds that forcing people to become equal is bad because newly ideas, abilities or...

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