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Harrison Bergeron film and text questions Be sure to answer each question completely. 2-3 sentences and with text examples when required. 1. In 2081, there have been 213 Amendments added to the U.S. Constitution. What does this show us about government in the story? it has become more strict, over-revised, and it was not fulfilling it's purpose 2. Find and write down the simile Vonnegut uses when he describes George Bergeron’s thoughts. Then, explain what’s compelling about the use of this particular simile. What can the reader infer from the use of this simile? "His thoughts fled in panic, like bandits from a burglar alarm." This is one simile because it draws a connection between George's thoughts and bandits 3. In this story, equality is highly valued and extreme steps are taken to ensure that no one has an advantage over anyone else. List three ways that a person who is seen as more attractive, intelligent, or athletic might be handicapped by the government.

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