E. Webb 2017. 6th period. (Harrison Bergeron (plot (The handicapper gen.…
E. Webb 2017. 6th period.
plot (7 points)
George took the kids to the room but when he went in the room was different. Both adults were puzzled as to how changed.
The psychologist came and evaluated the room. He said to shut it down and send the kids to him.
The parents were scared by the lions. Lydia asked George to lock the nursery and ask the children to stop reading about Africa. They contemplated shutting the house off completely and going on vacation
The kids were angry with their parents and the room reflected that.
They explored the veldt land that the room conveyed. They looked at the animals and the scenery.
The parents were killed by the lions.
The mother and father went to the nursery to see what had been going in there.
Don't have children
Power can't always be trusted
Psycologist- David McClean
different is not acceptable
Being equal takes away certain advantages
Is fairness really fairness
problem w/ individual vs society (good of many vs good of few)
Authority and who decides what
the surreal nature of modern life and TV complicates this
The handicapper gen. shot them down and threatened to shoot anyone else who had their handicap stuff off.
George and Hazel continued watching tv after their son died.
They danced, flew, and kissed.
He took all of his handicap stuff off and picked his empress.
Their son, Harrison, broke out of prison, where he was put because he tried to overthrow the gov.Then he busted through the dance studio.
George's earpiece made a noise while the dancers were performing. A live announcement was made.
George and Hazel Were watching tv
George and Hazel's house
Diana Moon Glampers
Television program announcer
the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices
impartial and just treatment or behavior without favoritism or discrimination.
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect
They're made out of meat
a different planet
in the future
2 continues to struggle with understanding that this species is made out of meat
1 finally gets the point across and they discuss what to do with the meat
He struggles to get the point across. Earth has been trying to communicate
They decide to ignore the meat and forget anything happened
1 is trying to get the other to believe that they've discovered a new species made entirely from meat
they moved on to another species
2 main characters communicate
anything is possible
story teller 1