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    In the Elizabethan era, a knight was the person that fought all the wars and even kept the law and order in small towns or big kingdom. All of the knights have a big responsibility and to have help in this job, they have their gear to help them. This gear is known as armor. Most people think that armor is as simple as putting on a suit, but really it is way more complex than people think or even know. Armor isn’t exactly original, but is the aftermath of a simple yet useful vest called chain mail. Chain mail is an understatement because a chain is a simple link of metal rings going in a row or a line, but mail is a complex web of metal rings. For every ring it connects to four other rings. Since chain mail was soon becoming…

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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…

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    Jane- Jane is the main character in this book. She has been through so many different accidents that most people don’t go through. Her series of accidents started when she got bit by a spider in the hand. She never could explain why she would get into all sorts of accidents. Until the one accident that finally made her think. The one where she got shot in the head with a nail gun. The only thing no one knew was that she wasn’t the one who shot herself with it, it was her shadow. She later…

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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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    In the story, “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, the author writes about a strict society where a hero, Harrison Bergeron, stands against it. Harrison breaks harsh rules for the people of this society who could have had the freedom and thrived for some amount of time. Harrison makes many daring actions for the people that are stuck in the strict society. Harrison is demonstrated to everyone that he is the only one who can save society because of the danger he displays. For example, the news…

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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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