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    because traditional war hammers had two sides, one that was a sharp spike and another that was blunted. The blunted side that fills what most people think of when they think of a hammer was useful when you wanted to dent or cave in an opponent's armor and spikes side penetrated the armor without any problems. In an era where armor was common and swords were mostly ineffective at damaging the armor, war hammers were popular among a lot of warriors. Considering that the hammers are usually very heavy, not everyone could wield one of these items. They were most common among the Vikings, though. Our favorite examples of war hammers are The Elder Scrolls series and King Robert’s war hammer in A Song of Ice and Fire. Chakram This weapon has its roots in Indian culture. The earliest reference to this weapon is when it is used by the god Vishnu in the epics Mahabharata and the Ramayana. The weapon even carried into surrounding Asian countries including Tibet, Malaysia, and Indonesia. The weapon was convenient because, depending on their size, they could be stored in various areas of the body including the wrist and neck. Hard to wield and dangerous in the right hands, this weapon looks cool and elegant. Our favorite example is Xena from Xena:The Warrior Princess. She often used these weapons on the show and they were revived through her. Meteor Hammer This ancient Chinese weapon falls into the flail and chained weapon class of weapons. The basic Meteor Hammer consists of two…

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    My production group chose to do the documentary that I pitched about the increase in hate crimes and hate groups, specifically anti-Muslim violence, that has occurred over the last few years, particularly in relation to the presidential election. I chose to frame the incident around the specific incident in which a Muslim student was threatened to be lit on fire if she did not remove her hijab because it was the most shocking local incident that has occurred and I thought it would be a…

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    Symbolic Acts Imagine what life would be like if you got the threw rocks at people or you lived in a world where people weren’t really alive, they were just doing their job with no care. People seem like they’re dead. That wouldn’t be the best society to live in would it? In the book, Harrison Bergeron, people had to be equal in order to have the perfect utopian like society. In another book, The Lottery, was about people who would be thrown at by rocks (if you…

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    “‘And I say to you, that if it is GREATNESS we must destroy, then let us drag our enemy out of the darkness where it has been hiding! Let us shine a LIGHT...so that AT LAST, ALL THE WORLD CAN SEE!’” (Tuttle 2009). This quote creates a huge change in the main character than we see in the short story “Harrison Bergeron.” In both the short story “Harrison Bergeron” and the movie “2081” there are many similarities and differences. One similarity that stood out to me was that Harrison announces a…

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    Harrison Bergeron is a short story written in 1961 by Kurt Vonnegut, it is set in 2081, in a dystopian version of the U.S. The government feels that everyone should be equal, so they put handicaps on above average people. Harrison was smart, fast, and strong, he also threatened the government, who thought he was under handicapped, he eventually broke out of jail, but was killed shortly after. The Great Awakening occurred in Colonial America, from the 1730’s-1740’s. One of the main ideals of the…

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    Is it possible to have equality and maintain freedom? Kurt Vonnegut’s “Harrison Bergeron” is a satirical science fiction short story that takes place in the American future of the year 2081. Vonnegut’s story is seemingly a utopia from the opening line that “everybody was finally equal” but is quickly revealed to be a dystopia due to the severe limitations placed on civilians in order to maintain equality. Vonnegut mentioning of the specific traits to which every American is equal is reflecting…

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    Lizabeth a character from the story Marigolds. Lizabeth is 14 edging towards 15 years old. In Between those two ages you can become confused, and feel out of place with many mixed emotions. Lizabeth’s family does not have a lot of money, and when she overhears her parents arguing about their problems with money her emotions get the best of her. All of theses emotions are what develops Lizabeth’s character. She is childish because only a child would not think before their own actions and destroy…

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    Harrison Bergeron versus 2081 We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Thomas Jefferson. We in the United State hold this line of the Declaration of Independence to be a pivotal part of our country. We have went to war many times to uphold the right that everyone to be equal. Many men and women have died to help ensure that…

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    Harrison Bergeron and American Documents “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, is a short story which takes place in the year 2081 in a "perfectly equal world." This story was made as a way to interpret the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights. The ideas that were interpreted from the bill of rights and the declaration in this story were put in a way that often messes with our other rights or does not look at every aspect of the right affected. The story's main…

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    People have different opinions on whether everyone was or was not truly equal in Harrison Bergeron. Harrison Bergeron is a short story about everyone becoming equal in the year 2081. In 2081, society is made “equal” by putting handicaps on the more talented people, and making them have consequences if they take the handicaps off.I believe that people aren’t truly equal in Harrison Bergeron. I believe that people aren’t equal in Harrison Bergeron because of handicaps, handicaps on certain people,…

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