What Is The Theme Of Harrison Bergeron By Kurt Vonnegut

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Equality is a great idea that we should strive for and achieve; however, being made equal physically and mentally by the government could be very unfair. People should still have characteristics that make us different. One can be diverse but still equal to his neighbor. Kurt Vonnegut Jr.’s use of point of view, conflict, and imagery in his short story “Harrison Bergeron,” illustrates how difficult living in a world where everyone is the same would be. Vonnegut uses third person omniscient to tell the events taking place in both location. The characters involved in this story are of average intelligence meaning that they can only think in short bursts. They are controlled by the government, so when the television went off, they forgot what

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