Harrison Bergeron Book Report

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Harrison Bergeron By singling out one group of people or a single person, society creates an unequal and uncomfortable world. In the science fictional short story, “Harrison Bergeron” , written by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr, the author highlights that being different is not a bad thing, but others may judge you and think it is. Harrison Bergeron, at the cost of his own life, expresses his mysterious ways when the government takes him away and makes him ugly, but he proves to the world that he is confident and brave about his abnormal flaws and no matter how much the government judges, the truth will always be there for everyone to see. Bergeron demonstrates being mysterious at the beginning of the story by being taken by the government and not being heard from. “And it was in that clammy month that the H-G men took George and Hanzel Bergeron’s fourteen-year-old son, Harrison, away.” (Vonnegut Jr., 1) Due to Harrison’s mother’s low intelligence and Harrison’s father’s special handicap hearing aid, Harrison’s parents, George and Hazel, cannot think about their son for too long without their thoughts being…show more content…
In the story, “Harrison Bergeron” the main character, Harrison, ( and other people ) were handicapped for being more intelligent than other people. The government decided that wasn’t ok, and that they have to do something or else not everyone could be equal. By the end of the story, Harrison proves to be mysterious, confident, and brave by all the chaotic events that happened. Harrison stands up against society and shows everyone how he is not afraid or angry about being different. Being different is ok, people do not have to bow down the the expectations of society; they just need to understand being themselves make them their own person, and make them unique in their own way. People should not judge, and people should also not listen to the criticism of
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