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Harrison Bergeron

Harrison Bergeron


by Kurt Vonnegut

Harrison Bergeron: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. Having over 200 amendments to the Constitution is an extreme way of showing a devotion to which theme? -> Rules and Order
2. "Harrison Bergeron" could be considered what literary genre? -> Satire/Parody
3. What characterization method tells us the most about Harrison Bergeron before we meet him? -> Direct Characterization
4. Which character has totally succumbed to government manipulation, believing that if things change, society would fall apart? -> Hazel Bergeron
5. What kind of atmosphere does Vonnegut's plain language and dry tone evoke? -> dystopian