Diana Moon-Glampers

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  • Inequalities In Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron

    some people were born with certain abilities that make them better than others. The government is able to control these inequalities through “the 211th, 212th, and 213th Amendments to the Constitution.” Furthermore, The Handicapper General, Diana Moon Glampers, accomplishes controlling these inequalities by placing handicaps on people with an unfair advantage. These inequalities can be put into three separate categories: mental ability, physical appearance, and physical ability; each playing a…

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  • The Lottery And Harrison Bergeron Analysis

    in which the citizens are equal due to extreme measures put in place is a bit flawed, but nothing too out of the ordinary since it is clearly a satirical piece. It isn’t until the main character is shot and killed by the Handicapper General Diana Moon Glampers for revealing himself to be better than the rest of society. In “The Lottery”, the readers are led to believe that they this annual lottery is something that every town should look forward to, but it isn’t until the end when the reader…

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  • Symbolism In Shirley Jackson's The Lottery And Harrison Bergeron

    ystopian writings have always been an lenient entryway for authors to deliver a message and occasionally cryptic lesson to fellow readers. The idea is for the readers to discover the true meanings or warnings amid the details. Through the use of symbolism, Shirley Jackson and Kurt Vonnegut Jr., authors of “The Lottery” and “Harrison Bergeron,” both highlight the jeopardy of blindly following traditions and customs, while also expecting a moral outcome. To begin with, Jackson utilizes…

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  • Equality: The Impossible Goal In Harrison Bergeron, By Kurt Vonnegut

    Equality: The Impossible Goal What would society be like if everyone were absolutely and totally equal in every way? What would life be like if no one person was smarter, stronger, or more physically attractive than another person, and was just the same as everyone else? Kurt Vonnegut explores this prospect in his short story “Harrison Bergeron”, as the reader is taken to the year 2081 where every citizen is equal in every way. George and Hazel Bergeron are two citizens living in this society.…

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  • Gadget Persuasive Speech

    Diana-Moon Glampers, or as other people call her, the handicapper general defeated the world’s smartest and strongest man, in the year 2081. His name was George Bergeron. She pulled the trigger of her double barreled shotgun and it would spurt out its lethal bullets. He fell and instantly, he is dead. It was shown on live TV, where millions of people are watching. Of course, his parents, George and Hadley Bergeron, would see his own son get shot without hesitation and see him fall down,…

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  • Beauty In The Snake And Harrison Bergeron

    importantly, a representation of that beauty getting destroyed. In “The Snake,” a young boy kills a beautiful snake because he simply could not see the beauty or even comprehend that beauty can be found in an animal. While in “Harrison Bergeron” Diana demolished beauty out of jealousy because she saw the beauty which she could not accept. When an individual sees something that is uncomprehendingly beautiful, they will destroy it. Characters in the two stories believe that they are doing the…

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  • Harrison Bergeron Character Analysis

    her body (724). This fact makes apparent that people who live in this society don’t have the own opinion, just follow the law and forget the thing even it is very important to them. She saw her son, Harrison shot by the handicapper general, Diana Moon Glampers, “with a double-barreled ten-gauge shotgun,” but she forgets about the fact and only has a feeling of sadness (728). This is one of tragic of the human beings. Even the tragic happens, Hazel just says “Gee-I could tell that one was a…

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  • True Hero In Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron

    Harrison Bergeron is a story in which the government has handicapped everyone and has overtaken them. Throughout this story, Harrison Bergeron is seen as a hero because he fought against something that knew everyone was afraid of, the United States Handicapper General, and because he is changing the way society work. Harrison is a true hero to his society because he went against the something everyone was scared of doing which is, the United States Handicapper General. After the woman who…

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  • Harrison Bergeron Equalizer

    Diana-Moon Glampers, or as other people call her, the handicapper general has defeated the world’s most intelligent and athletic man, in the year 2081. Harrison Bergeron was killed by Diana-Moon Glampers. His annihilation was caused by a one pull of the trigger of Diana’s double barreled shotgun, and it spurted out its lethal bullets. Collapsed in ease, Harrison plummeted to demise. This tragic death was caught on live television news, where millions of people are watching. Of course, his…

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  • Freedom In Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron

    if everyone is recquired to be equal. In this story everyone had to be equal. Not only equal in the rights they had, but equal as people. Not one person was more intelligent, stronger, or better in any way. One example from the story is when Diana Moon Glamper threatens with a gun says, “[Y]ou have ten seconds to get your handicaps…

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