The Pedestrian Kurt Vonnegut Analysis

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In “The Pedestrian” by Kurt Vonnegut, the society tried to live a “perfect” utopian life, but technology started to take over. This ended up making it a dystopian society because the robot police didn’t know the normal things a person can do. This is just like how the pedestrian walking down the street that night when he got pulled over for no reason. The pedestrian was just doing what an average person would do. At first glance, things may seem perfect, but in reality they’re really living a dystopian life. There was supposedly no crime in this society, “Crime was ebbing; there was no need now for the police…” (1) This shows there was no need for police, and that everyone was safe. The attempt to make this “perfect” society was a complete
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