Harrison Bergeron Questions and Answers
by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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In the short story "Harrison Bergeron ," the year is 2081 and because of the amendments to the U.S Constitution, all people are equal. It doesn't matter what you look like, how smart you are or what race you are; because of Amendments 211, 212 and 213, everyone is equal. The only thing is that if you are beautiful then you have to wear a hideous mask or are disfigured. Everything comes with a consequence. Harrison Bergerson is 14 and has been taken away from his home and parents. He...

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