Notes on Opinions of a Brave New World Day 6 - Correspondingly Harrison Bergeron overlooks the parent\/child relationship Readers of the story Harrison

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Correspondingly, “Harrison Bergeron” overlooks the parent/child relationship. Readers of the story “Harrison Bergeron” can see the lack of emphasis in the parent/child relationship when the Handicap General permits the showing of Harrison’s death on television without considering the hurt Harrison’s death would cause George and Hazel. The government takes Harrison away when they realize he is too special to live among people freely. Gampers later kills Harrison on television. According to Alvarez, watching television has desensitized the citizens of the society to a point where even though Hazel sheds a tear over watching the publicized death of her son, Harrison, she finds herself unable to remember why she is crying (Alvarez par. 2). In addition, because of the handicap radio, George cannot react to Gampers mercilessly killing his son; he can barely hold a thought after an interruption from the handicap radio. When George sees his son

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