Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron

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In the short story we read it had a character called Harrison Bergeron. The author Kurt Vonnegut Jr. wanted to show the world that a world with the government in total control and with a bunch of handicaps of all the people that make everyone equal would be bad. "They were equal in every which way”(21). That was alliteration. The purpose of the author using this was to show that the government was forcing all of them to wear handicaps because some people had better abilities than others. “Harrison appearances was Halloween and hardware” (24). This quote creates a negative mood for the reader because it's saying that with all his handicaps he pretty much looks like a monster that someone would dress for up on Halloween and it doesn't
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