Anticipates In Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron

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The story “Harrison Bergeron”, portrays what kind of world the author, Kurt Vonnegut anticipates in the future. He illustrated that people should not try to enforce equality, ultimately because it results in a dystopian society. For instance, by altering beauty, intelligence, strength and weaknesses, the government thinks that people can become more equal. As a result, “Nobody was smarter…better looking…stronger or quicker than anybody else” (Vonnegut 1). It is normal to be born different from others. Equality is forced by using handicaps to offset some of the people’s features and abilities. For example, Harrison, who was good looking, strong and smart, the handicap given to him are worst than others, “Instead of a little ear radio… he wore
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