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It Is The Year 2081 Because Of Amendments 211, 212, And 213 To The Constitution, Every American Is Fully Equal, Meaning That No One Is Stupider, Uglier, Weaker, Or Slower Than Anyone Else The Handicapper General And A Team Of Agents Ensure That The Laws Of Equality Are Enforced.One April, Fourteen Year Old Harrison Bergeron Is Taken Away From His Parents, George And Hazel, By The Government.


10 thoughts on “Harrison Bergeron

  1. Seemita Seemita says:

    A rather stinging, unsettling account of a likely future where absolute equality doesn t naturally translate into celebrations until the constructs establishing it, are also ensured to be without prejudice Ouch, did I say too much Rejoice in this much in love couple from that land then.


  2. Flannery Flannery says:

    This short story takes about 5 minutes to read and it is absolutely worth it It is set in a society where, in an effort to make everyone equal, anyone who is above average in any respect is given mechanisms or hindrances by the government to suppress whatever it is they can do If they are mentally gifted, the Handicapper General It was written in 1961 gives them an earpiece which plays annoying noises when they are thinking I...


  3. Lyn Lyn says:

    Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut is a short fiction dystopian vision that leaves the reader thinking long after the short prose is over One of the great things about Vonnegut s short fiction is that he is able to tightly wind a story and never meanders off on tangent even though those wanderings are often entertaining in his novels Bergereon is the alpha ...


  4. Srividya Srividya says:

    Eerily brilliant short story The story is about an imaginary world, where everyone is forced to be equal, in every conceivable way, often through the use of handicaps Handicaps are ways by which excellence is brought down to mediocrity, and voil , people are equal.Stories like this truly scare me, not merely because of the unimaginable horrors it portrays but mostly because in a world that is so full of competition, what if people were to get tired of it and deem mediocrity to be the rule of l Eerily brilliant short story Th...


  5. Prashant Prashant says:

    Damn you Vonnegut All these years you let me think that 1984 is one of it s kind For god knows how long have I felt awed by the world Orwell imagined 1984 to be And here comes a SOB who writes stories which take hardly 5 minutes to read and leaves the reader scarred for life In spite of the dominance of Orwell and presence of Fahrenheit 451 on the similar lines, Von...


  6. Sofia Sofia says:

    Chilling.I keep thinking of all the handicaps we are saddled with by society The worse, the kicking yourself in the ass bit, is that most of the handicaps are there by our own choice, albeit unconciously Society is devious like that.


  7. Simeon Simeon says:

    There are two paths to equality elevating some people, and breaking others Actually, ignoring for a moment the second option which is the theme of Vonnegut s story , the first is pretty divisive all by itself All our modern political ideologies seem concerned with it, after all the extent to which a society, a government, should be responsible for its people, and whether helping each other actually infringes on some inalienable right of not having to help each other The reality is that al There are two paths to equality elevating some people, and breaking others Actually, ignoring for a moment the second option which is the theme of Vonnegut s story , the first is pretty divisive all by itself All our modern political ideologies seem concerned with it, after all the extent to which a society, a government, should be responsible for its people, and whether helping each other actually infringes on some inalienable right of not having to help each other The reality is that all this nonsense about how involved a modern civilization should be as a whole in helping people isn t an interesting question The answer to the question Should we feed the poor is always Yes That s the moral answer, though not alw...


  8. ivana18 ivana18 says:

    In the year 2081, due to the 211th, 212th and 213th Amendments, people are equal literally If one person is above others then he or she gets assigned some kind of handicap which makes smarter people less smart, prettier people less pretty and athletic people weaker The objective is to erase all traces of individuality.Harrison Bergeron is not only smarter that most, but he s also very strong and handsome.so he gets an abundance of handicaps The rest of Harrison s appearance was Hallo In the year 2081, due to the ...


  9. Erin Erin says:

    A hopefully short review for a short storyI ran into this on StumbleUpon, so I figured I might as well review it This is a short story, a dystopian world with the same ultimate goal as in the Uglies series However, this one succeeded in frightening me in a way that Uglies never did This is a society where equality is everything No one is allowed to excel in any area, and the government enforces this strictly beautiful people must wear grotesque masks, athletic people carry heavy loads A hopefully short review for a short storyI ran into this on StumbleUpon, so I figured I might as well review it This is a short story, a dystopian world with the same ultimate goal as in the Uglies series However, this one succeeded in frightening me in a way that Uglies never did This is a society wh...


  10. Liz Janet Liz Janet says:

    The perfect introduction to Vonnegut is here This is a story about absolute equality, and how dangerous it is In this world people are completely equal, and the way to make sure of it is by adding things that would hinder them, as illustrated above No one is uglier nor stupider than anyone else, but no one is also smarter than anyone else, and anyone that breaks this rules is basically an enemy of the state Harrison Bergeron is taken from his parents for he is not equal to everyone else, and The perfect introduction to Vonnegut is here This is a story about absolute equality, and how dangerous it is In this world people are completely equa...