"THE YEAR WAS 2081, and everybody was equal" (Vonnegut 1).
"George and Hazel were watching television" (Vonnegut 1).
"Right, said George. He began to thing glimmeringly about his abnormal son who was now in jail, about Harrison, but a twenty-one-salute in head stopped that" (Vonnegut 1).
"Two of of the eight ballerinas had collapsed to the studio floor, were holding their temples" (Vonnegut 1).
"Harrison Bergeron, age fourteen, she said in a grackle squawk, has just escaped from jail, where he was held on suspicion of plotting to overthrow the government. He is a genius and an athlete, is under-handicapped, and should be regarded as extremely dangerous" (Vonnegut 1).