The True Meaning Of Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron

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The real meaning of the ballerina: Harrison Bergeron
The ballerinas in the television a mystery in itself. “Harrison Bergeron” written by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr, in 1961. The short story is about a new society far into the future, were people are now equal in every which way. But some people that cannot suppress there mental capability they are punish by the government, and make them feel like the people around them. One man single handily tries to fight against the system, but he meant a terrible end (Vonnegut, Jr.). Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., was born in Indianapolis, 11 November 1922; third child (Bellow, Kerouac, Mailer, Nabokov, Updike, and Vonnegut). Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., creates a fictional character, the ballerinas, whose presents in the beginning of the story give the readers a foreshadowing moment. The word ballerina comes from the ballet which means “kind of dancing that is performed on a stage and that uses dance, music, costumes, and scenery to tell a story” (Merriam-Webster).
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“One the television screen were ballerinas”(Vonnegut, Jr. 1) with this use of ballerinas at almost the beginning of the story Vonnegut tries to give a foreshowing of were the climax will happen. The setting in where everything is a studio set “Two of of the eight ballerinas had collapsed to the studio floor” (Vonnegut, Jr. 2). The studio is where Harrison a.k.a. the Emperor meets his end by the Diana Moon Glampers, “the Handicapper General. Came into the studio with a … shotgun. She fired twice, and the Emperor and the Empress were dead” (Vonnegut, Jr.
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