This study guide will help you analyze the text “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it and putting it into perspective.
Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007) was an American writer of novels, short stories, plays and non-fiction essays. He is well-known for his preference for science-fiction settings and plots, as well as for his dark, often satirical humor. His most popular novel is “Slaughterhouse-Five” in which the author criticizes the absurdity and the atrocities of war in a morbid, yet comical way.
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