Being Equal Isn T Always Fair In Harrison Bergeron

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Harrison Bergeron Essay Claim: Being equal isn’t always fair. Intro: What if someone had to wear a handicap? Or what if someone had to be treated exactly like everyone else? Would someone like to be treated like that ?. In this story Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. This story takes place in the future year 2081. In the year 2081 they were all treated the same and had to wear handicaps so no one would have more power over anyone else . In addition this story a character name harrison bergeron who was in a jail because he tried to take off his handicap and he also tried to plot to overthrow the government. Another character named george also had to wear a handicap and every twenty seconds a transmitter would send a sharp noise to keep him from using unfair advantage of his brain. The theme of the story is being equal isn’t always fair. Body paragraph 1: These 3 paragraph will explain the theme that being equal isn 't always fair. The first piece of evidence …show more content…

Body paragraph 2 : The second piece of evidence that support my theme is “ It was then that Diana Moon Glampers, the handicapper General, came into the studio with a double-barreled ten-gauge shotgun. She fired twice, and the emperor and the empress were dead before they hit the floor. Diana moon glampers loaded the gun again. She aimed it at them musician and told them they had ten seconds to get their handicaps back on”. The reasoning behind my evidence is that, this specific piece explains how Diana Moon Glampers shot the emperor and empress just because they tried to be different and they didn 't want to wear the handicaps. But Diana Moon glampers didn 't like that so she shot them. In addition this show how government / handicapper general isn 't being fair and how they want their people to be equal it not fair how they treat them and they not letting them use their talent they were blessed with. In all honesty the government is dumbing them down instead of making them better or

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