Dalton Stamper "Harrison Bergeron" (concepts (sameness,…
Dalton Stamper "Harrison Bergeron"
freedom is restricted
"Harrison had to shave off his eyebrows and have to wear black caps over his white teeth"
total equality should not make people change so everyone can be equal.
citizens live in a dehumanized state.
"The ballerinas had to wear mask to hide there beautiful faces".
the government is making people the same takes away the power to be your self.
independent thoughts are restricted.
"every 20 seconds a sharp noise would go off so George couldn't use his mind to it's full potential".
when the government has to much power it can take freedom away from people.
"Harrison snapped off physical handicaps with marvelous delicacy. Last of all he removed her mask and she was beautiful.
Nobody is smarter than anyone else. Nobody is better looking than anyone else. Nobody is stronger then anyone else.
Hazel was perfectly average intelligence but could only think in short burst, George's intelligence is way above average