in the story Harrison Bergeron how is each character shaped by what he/she says?

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Hazel is a sweet, uncomplicated woman who easily accepts what people tell her as true. Much of her speech is punctuated by repetition and by colloquial or childlike language, such as her first line: "That was a real pretty dance, that dance they just did" (Vonnegut). She is, overwhelmingly at times, upbeat, most likely because of the simple pleasure she finds in an easy and uncomplicated life. She says simple things like, "I'd have chimes on Sunday - just chimes. Kind of in honor of religion," and, "Boy, that was a doozy, wasn't it?" in response to George's crippling handicaps (Vonnegut). Her character's dedication to a "nice" life is perhaps best captured by one of her final lines, after George finds her crying and advises her to forget sad things: "I always do" (Vonnegut). 


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