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“Nobody was smarter than anyone else; nobody was better looking than anyone else; nobody was stronger or quicker than anyone else. All this equality was due to the 211th, 212th, and 213th amendments that were added to the Constitution. ” (Vonnegut 369) Harrison Bergeron is a valid representation of the potential control of a government and the repercussions a society could face if every individual were forced to be identical. “Soon it’s going to be the meeting time and nobody else is here” I thought. When it was time and nobody appeared, I began to change my excite for fright and anguish. The time kept passing and nothing… All of the new students were supposed to meet at 8 o’clock, and when I looked at my watch, it was 8:30 so I started to think that I was in the wrong place. Vonnegut goes on to explain that, in such a society, equality means that “nobody was smarter than

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