Examples Of Society Vs Individual In Harrison Bergeron

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In the story “Harrison Bergeron,” citizens are kept away from their individuality by the government. The government limits their abilities by enforcing handicaps on them and always keeping an eye on them. People are stripped of what identifies them, causing them to be the same as everyone else. Examples of society versus individuals in the story “Harrison Bergeron” are the citizens and Harrison against the government. The government restricts individuals that possess “advantages,” so people want to be recognized for themselves. In the text, it is said that George had a “little mental handicap radio in his ear” due to him being brighter than normal. He also had weights enabling him to be strong, so Hazel, his wife, wanted to “make a little

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