World of Equailty
"Harrison Bergeron" Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Harrison Bergeron Age 14
By Ben D'Aloisio
"Hazel had a perfectly average intelligence which meant she couldn't think about anything except in short bursts. And George while his intelligence was way above normal, had a little mental handicap radio in his ear"(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 over throw the government.He is a genius and an athlete, is under handicapped and should be regarded as extremely dangerous"'(Vonnegut 5).
"Harrison tore the straps of his handicap harness like wet tissue paper,tore the straps guaranteed to support five thousand pounds"(Vonnegut 6).
"Not only were the laws of the land abandoned but the laws of gravity and the laws of motion as well"(Vonnegut 8).
"It was Diana Moon Glampers, the Handicapper General, came into the studio with a double barrel shotgun. She fired twice and the Emperor and the Empress were dead before they hit the floor"(Vonnegut 8).
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