Kurt Vonnegut Use Figurative Language In Harrison Bergeron

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Kurt Vonnegut was a novelist and essayist, known for his satirical literary style, as well as his science fiction elements in a lot of his work. “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut takes place in 2081, where everyone is made “equal”. They are not born equal, but made equal through the use of physical and mental handicaps. This prevented anyone from being more significant than anybody else. Vonnegut gives the reader a good idea of how the world would be if everyone were to become equal. He does this by his simple diction, and figurative language to create images in the reader’s head and to set a mood. In “Harrison Bergeron” Vonnegut uses figurative language in order to create an image in the reader’s head of how the “future” were to look like

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