Government Regulations In Harrison Bergeron, By Kurt Vonnegut

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The short story “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut presents a story in which the heroic figure Harrison Bergeron freed himself from government restrictions yet ironically killed by the authority in the end. This story describes the abnormal development of human under excessive government regulations. Vonnegut presents this feature of the society by showing the love can be exhausted by the law, also the article also gives the meaning that control the law only can aggravate the society development. This essay will bring in-depth explanations on the tremendously negative impacts may be brought by excessive regulations. Making laws is to ensure the social stability and boost the standard of living, whereas , excessive regulations astray people’s minds, destroyed the love ship between each other, even impede the developing of society. This point is can be strongly support when Hazel was talking with her husband. As she mention about the mention she only had, she said that “ ‘You been crying’ said to Hazel. ‘Yup” she said “what about?’ he said. ‘I forgot’ she said. ‘Something real sad on television.’” (Vonnegut 6) This evidence entirely explain the fact that excessive regulation decrease the emotion of people. Despite of this, the society development also can be eroded by the excessive legislations, due to the article which clearly shows that “Every twenty second or so, the transmitted would send out some sharp noise to keep people like George from taking unfair”
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