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by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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Does Harrison demonstrate personal responsibility in the story "Harrison Bergeron"?

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Harrison Bergeron demonstrates personal responsibility because he initiates action to take individual control of his life.

Interestingly, the last name of this character--Bergeron--is formed from the surname of Berger , used in both German and French. This surname is the occupational name for a shepherd. Significantly, then, Harrison seeks to lead the "sheep" of his...

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