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1.Describe the state of the U.S. society as described in the first paragraph. How has “equality” been achieved? Everything is equal in the society, such as people’s knowledge and beauty. People achieved “equality” by making everyone’s intelligence and appearance become normal. 2. What type of Dystopian Control is employed in Harrison Bergeron? Bureaucratic control. 3. Consider the characters of George and Hazel. Why isn’t Hazel handicapped? Because she had a perfectly average intelligence, which meant she couldn’t think about anything except in short bursts. 4. How does George seem to feel about his handicaps? He feels winced and uncomfortable. 5. Consider the character of Harrison in terms of both his physical qualities and personality traits. Why is he considered a threat to society? Because he feels that this society is threatening his life. 6. What is the significance of the dance that Harrison performs with the ballerina? How does the style in which the story is written change in this passage?

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