Comparing Equality In Harrison Bergeron And Anthem

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"You will never influence the world by being just like it." Ayn Rand and Kurt Vonnegut both make sure that the protagonist have a different mindset aside from others that abide by the rules of an unfair lifestyle. They both learn to be independent and go by their beliefs. Although "Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut and Anthem by Ayn Rand are both dystopian pieces whose protagonist are incredibly similar. Harrison and Equality both are defiant in their own way and are very much trouble makers that choose to go on their on paths. Harrison wanted to overthrow the government so he was thrown in jail for even trying to plot something such as overthrowing the ones who created the 211th, 212th, and 213th ammendment , everyone was supposed to be…show more content…
Harrison thought differently than others and was sufficiently more rebellious than most of the rump that followed the rules. "I am the Emperor! Cried Harrison. "Do you hear? I am the Emperor! Everybody must do what I say at once!" (Vonnegut 4). The insane Harrison was brave enough to do what no one would ever dare to do. Harrison wanted more then a handicap harness around his neck unlike the rest that genuinely, but not by choice abide by the rules. Equality was more diverse from the rest of the society, he wanted something different. "But we, Equality 7-2521, look through the window upon the sky, there lies the Uncharted Forest (Rand 47). Equality saw past all of the rules he had to live by for so long he opened his eyes and mind. He is special because he wants change and does not just live with what he has. Harrison and Equality both crave a different and fair lifestyle no matter what the cost it. Although "Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut and Anthem by Ayn Rand are both dystopian pieces whose protagonist are incredibly similar. Both Harrison and Equality were equally defiant and refused live by the rules that everyone is supposed to live by. They live with this mentality because they have a special thinking process and want more than the dull lives they live. "The 3 C 's in life: Choice, Chance, Change, you must make the choice, to take the chance, if you want anything in life to

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