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  • Exposition 
  • Rising Action
  • "Because its illegal. I will get fined and put in jail."
  • "Why don't you just lay down and take off your handicaps?"
  • Climax
  • The year is 2081 George has handicaps that limit his physical and mental achievements. While his wife Hazel does not handicaps because she is perfectly average.
  • Falling action
  • Put your handicaps back on, or else!
  • Hazel talks to George about taking off his handicaps. Harrison their son escapes prison and begins dance with ballerina. 
  • Resolution
  • Why are you upset?   
  • I don't know. 
  • Scary government woman shoots Ballerina and Harrison Bergeron.
  • Dramatic Irony
  • Why are you upset?   
  • I don't know. 
  • Diana (scary government lady) threatens the musicians if the don't put their handicaps back on.
  • Hazel watches are her son (Harrison) is shot and killed. She has a few moments of sadness and then the television broadcast is cut to an end. Hazel's memory and intelligence level causes her to forget what she just watched and he husband wasn't there to witness their son's death. So the father has no idea what happened.
  • This is dramatic Irony because we know what happened to cause Hazel to be upset but neither Hazel or George know why she is upset. The author choose this because it adds more of a dramatic appeal and makes the audience feel bad for the characters and also connect with the characters more.
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