Harrison Bergeron Response

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In the story Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. he teaches us that making everyone equal doesn 't make them any less different because they all have different handicaps for different things, and you can get killed because you 're trying to be different than everyone else. In this story something that goes against my theme for this story would be that be that people 's equalities can be important although not for someone 's own qualities. The theme that would work for this story would just becuase you make everyone equal that doesn’t make them lose their differences.

In the story Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. shows us that everyone has handicaps for different things. It says “The year was 2081, and everybody was finally equal. They weren’t only equal before God and the law.They were equal every which way. Nobody was stronger, quicker than anybody else. All this equality was due to the 211th, 212th, and 213th Amendments to the constitution, and to the unceasing vigilance of agents of the United States Handicapper General.” This shows us that They don 't want anyone to be the same because they think it will make more problems. Another section from the story is “why don’t you stretch out on the sofa, so’s you can rest your handicap bag on pillows, honeybunch. She was referring to the forty-seven pounds of birdshot in a canvas bag, which was padlocked around george’s neck. Go on and rest the bag for a little …show more content…

In Harrison Bergeron Kurt Vonnegut Jr. is trying to show us that making people them same and all equally can 't fix any problems it just brings up more problems. In this story there are many different things happening. The first thing that happened was talking about the handicaps the people had. The second was not being able to be who you really are. And last was dieing for what they believed in. So maybe the real reason Kurt Vonnegut Jr. wrote this story was to teach us all that we should follow our hearts and do what we believe that we

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