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Dystopian, Science Fiction
The story "Harrison Bergeron" is told by an omniscient third-person narrator.
"Harrison Bergeron" is written in the past tense.
The short story takes its title, "Harrison Bergeron," from its tragic hero, Harrison Bergeron, a towering 14-year-old boy whose strength and spirit defy the government's attempts to eliminate competition and create a perfect egalitarian (marked by social, political, and economic equality) society.
This study guide for Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron offers summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents and Q&A pairs.