Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut Questions

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Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut
1. Describe the setting and give an example to support.
2. What is the mood of this story? Give an example to support?
3. In this society everyone is equal. How has “equality” been achieved?
4. Choose 3 different handicaps and explain their purposes.
5. How would you describe Hazel? Give an example to support.
6. How is George handicapped and how does he seem to feel about his handicaps?
7. Describe the character of Harrison in terms of both his physical qualities and personality
traits.
8. Why are Hazel and George’s reactions to the televised murder of their son so tragic?
9. What is the theme of the story? What is the author trying to say about the way equality
has been achieved?
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