Characterization In Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron

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There are many ways an author can convey the message of any story. Elements such as the Plot, Conflict, Character/Characterization, Setting, Symbolism, Narration, and Imagery are used in these ways. For example, in the In the story "Harrison Bergeron", the author Kurt Vonnegut uses the characterization, and the conflict to communicate the message to the reader that Uniformity and strict laws lead to a loss of personal freedom and individuality.
Vonnegut uses the element of characterization. The character Harrison represents uniqueness with the traits he was given. He has none of the passivity that characterize nearly everyone else in the story. When he storms into the TV studio and announces that he is the emperor, the greatest ruler who has
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