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M1S7A2 Close Reading Letter “Harrison Bergeron” - Directions: This is a two part assignment. Part 1: Complete the evidence chart below. Use the notes you compiled while reading and answering the text dependent questions in the M1.S8.A1 - Dystopia Study Guide. Part 2: The United States has often been called the land of opportunity. This suggests that individuals are free to pursue their dreams to the best of their abilities, which may differ greatly. At the same time, our Declaration of Independence states that all people are created equal. Write a letter to your congressman from Vonnegut’s point of view, in which you outline the drawbacks of a truly “equal” society? Support your claims with valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence from the text, including direct quotes and paragraph numbers. 1.“You been so tired lately—kind of wore out,” said Hazel. “If there was just some way we could make a little hole in the bottom of the bag, and just take out of few of them lead balls.”

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