Thesis Statement For Harrison Bergeron By Kurt Vonnegut

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“Harrison Bergeron” Persuasive Essay Assignment You will write a persuasive essay based on our study of Kurt Vonnegut’s dystopian short story, “Harrison Bergeron. I will expect your essay to begin with a well written introduction which includes your thesis statement; it should also include at least two body paragraphs which should each begin with a topic sentence stating the paragraph’s main idea, include five to seven supporting sentences which develop or prove the paragraph’s main idea, and end with a concluding sentence that either wraps up your body paragraph or transitions into the next one. Your essay should end with a thoughtful conclusion which sums up your ideas and restates the point your paper is attempting to prove. Remember: to…show more content…
Use the tools provided by and to revise and edit your draft before submitting and printing your final draft on Friday afternoon. You are to choose one of the four prompts below. I recommend you create an outline before beginning your first draft. ALL writing is to be done in; Coach Bailey has a list of user names, and passwords if you need them. “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut At the end of Kurt Vonnegut's story, "Harrison Bergeron," Harrison, a 14-year-old boy who has mysteriously disappeared, suddenly shows up in a TV studio screaming, "I am the Emperor. Do you hear? I am the Emperor." Do you think Harrison is a hero or a danger to his society? Write an essay in which you explore whether Harrison Bergeron is a hero or a danger to society. Be sure to support your interpretation with evidence from the story. Harrison Bergeron Persuasive 2 George and Hazel Bergeron watch Harrison's revolt on television. Now as in 1961 when the story was written, television is accused of creating mediocrity and intellectual stagnation. Do you agree or disagree with this view of television? Consider this question in a well-written persuasive
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