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Unformatted text preview: GlamocakZ 9i? diminish their beauty. Someone who is stronger or faster than somebody else would have to wear weights to decrease their mobility. Someone who is smarter than someone else would have to wear an ea iece that made screeching noises to 33 / prevent them from using their brain any further than the rest of society. George and Hazel’s son, Harrison Bergeron, was arrested for not complyin > with the rules of this society. Arrested, sent to jail, and shunned by society: none of this could compare to the agony of how his parents could not remember any of this, due to their handicaps. Harrison’s anti-social act' @eren’t just temper tantrums of an immature boyéhoweverfltewn/nmdjmuch more. With his escape from jail, Harrison goes on live television and escapes his handicaps in front of everyone and performs a handicap-free dance with a beautiful ballerina. This act of defiance was cut short by the Handicapper general, who shot them both to death with a shotgun. Once again, his parents watching the whole thing on television, they forgot about it all within moments. L “Harrison Bergeron” is told from the third person point of View a/nd “the objectivity of the narrator suggests a distancing from the hostile world of the story” (Short Stories for Students). The narrator tells the story as if he or she is also living in this society. The narrator does not pass judgment on anybody or anything but 3 0 tells the story throughout as if he or she was a robot. “The story uses satire and a kind of humor known as black humor” (Short ...
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