Analysis Of The Book ' Harrison Bergeron ' Essay

711 Words Mar 13th, 2016 3 Pages
Fiction “Harrison Bergeron” Kurt Vonnegut story of “Harrison Bergeron” showed the importance of individuality within people. In the story you have people who are even slightly different are forced to wear things that make them act and look like everyone else around them and then you have one person that embraces their individuality. There are people called the handicapper general who enforce all the rules and you see what happens when someone breaks those rules, Harrison Bergeron breaks out of prison and tries to take over and get people to change their mind about all these things they wear but he is shot down trying to be different. Kurt Vonnegut’s writing in “Harrison Bergeron” showing the importance of how individuality is important in people. When first reading the story “Harrison Bergeron” it makes you intrigued of his word choices he uses such as “The year was 2081, and everyone was finally equal.” (226). When first introducing the story, Kurt Vonnegut uses different forms of representation to show what he wants you to get out of the story. In The story when you have something above normal whether it would be having a high IQ, or tall you are forced to have modifications done to you, informed by there government officials. The use of weights, earpieces, masks and chains as a form of getting rid of their unique qualities that make them individuals. “She was the strongest and most graceful of all the dancers, for her handicap bags were as big as those by two…

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