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a.He is considered a threat because he is not considered equal to all. He is considered mentally superior so those around him, so he is given handicaps for him to be reduced in mental capabilities to that of the average person.4.What sort of life do George and Hazel lead?a.They spent their time in front of the TV not able think or gain anything out of those experiences because of their mental handicaps. For george , the earphones, for Hazel the fear of being out of place in society and her natural lack of intelligence. 5.In your opinion, what is the shedding of Harrison’s handicaps symbolic of?a.It is symbolic of getting ridding himself of the government's power over him and he can't be suppressed.6.is the meaning between Harrison’s and the ballerina’s dance? How does Vonnegut use imagery to describe their dance?a.The ballerinas are able to dance mediocre because of there handicaps, however they are still able to dance “freely.” In an “explosion of joy and and grace, into the air they sprang” (Vonnegut 5). The weight seems to have lifted off them so they can do anything.