Harrison Bergeron

Updated: 10/16/2020
Harrison Bergeron

Storyboard Text

  • Harrison Bergeron
  • Written By: Kurt Vonnegut
  • Storyboard made by Alexander Svedarsky
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  • “And it was that clammy month that the HG men took George and Hazel Bergeron's fourteen-year-old son, Harrison, away” (Vonnegut 1).
  • ”[The ballerinas] were burdened with sashweights and bags of birdshot, and their faces were masked, so that no one, seeing a free and graceful gesture or a pretty face, would feel like something the cat drug in” (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’ ” (Vonnegut 1).
  • " ‘Do you hear? I am the Emperor! Everybody must do what I say at once!’[Harrison] stamped his foot and the studio shook" (Vonnegut 1).
  • “[The Handicapper General] fired twice, and the Emperor and the Empress were dead before they hit the floor" (Vonnegut 1).