Harrison Bergeron Theme Of Equality

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“The year was 2081, and everyone was finally equal.” Not by equal in freedom and religon, but equal by nobody was smarter than anyone else. No one was better looking than anybody else. Harrison Bergeron, by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. teaches us that equality is everyone with the rights of freedom, not by person because God made everyone different according to Hazel and society will fall apart from “equality”. While some may argue that the theme of Harrison Bergeron is Harrison Bergeron is standing against the equality. So equality is not everyone being exactly the same, but by being equal in their individual freedom. In Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., society will fall apart from “equality”. On page 2 George states“ ‘The minute people…show more content…
Now watch me become what I can become!’” This is before Harrison strips off his handicapped armour and claims his empress. This shows that Harrison never stated that he became ruler just to stop equality. To add, on page 5 Harrison says “‘Now-’ said Harrison, taking her hand, ‘shall we show the people the meaning of the word dance? Music!’ he commanded. The musicians scrambled back into their chairs, and Harrison stripped them of their handicaps, too. ‘Play your best,’ he told them, "and I'll make you barons and dukes and earls.’” From the text evidence there is no support or proof that Harrison was trying to stop equality. He just wanted everyone unique and didn’t care much about the handicappers. Therefore, he wanted to be the Emperor and nothing else. Since there is still a chance that the author was trying to tell that through his story and was hidden. So Harrison can be stopping equality. He might just be tired of handicaps on him and his mate and not for everyone
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