Harrison Bergeron: Common Characteristics Of Dystopian Literature

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How does the short story “Harrison Bergeron” by author Kurt Vonnegut, incorporate the common characteristics of dystopian literature?

The short story “Harrison Bergeron” by author Kurt Vonnegut, typifies the characteristics commonly associated with dystopian literature. Whereas in the text, everyone is described as the same. “They were equal every which way.” (Vonnegut 1), In which “The society is an illusion of a perfect utopian world.” (Read.Write.Think). This short story carries characteristics of dystopian literature, where they’re under control by the government.“ Two years in prison and two thousand dollars fine for every ball I took out,” (Vonnegut 2). Whereas Propaganda is being consumed. “ Used to control the citizens of society.”

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