“Harrison Bergeron”
Kurt Vonnegut
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1. How does equality in Kurt Vonnegut’s story “Harrison Bergeron” differ from the equality
we claim to strive for in America?
2. “Harrison Bergeron” can be read as a critique of several economic and political systems.
Explain how the story can be read as critique of each of the following:
a. Communism
b. Capitalism
c. Imperialism/Monarchy/Dictatorship
3. Explain how the story can be read as a critique of a relative recent social convention
known as “political correctness.”
4. Describe a situation from your own experience or knowledge in which our contemporary
world echoes the notion of equality in “Harrison Bergeron.” For example, in kid’s sports,
such as soccer, there’s been a trend over the past few years to not keep score, give
everyone equal playing time and give everyone on the team a trophy. How does such a
system mirror the notion of equality in “Harrison Bergeron”? Do you think this approach
to kid’s sports is a good idea? Why or why not?

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