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Harrison B::::::The name of government agency made sure that everyone was equal in everyway and passed the 211, 212 and 213 Ammendments to execute their plan?
monarchy/ totalitarian regime
How is this society unique?
it imagines a world where the United States governments has forced citizens to be equal by means of cruel handicaps.
As George is watching TV, Harrison's picture is flashed on the screen of the television. After his transmitter interrupts his thoughts with an auto collision, what happens next?
The pouter of Harrison was gone and it was actually live video of him standing on the stage and yelled " I am the Emperor" and takes off his handicaps
Why does the Handicapper General flash Harrison's picture?
To show people who they are looking for and what he looks like since he is considered a criminal.
Put the following events in order
1. Tears off her handicaps.
2. Gets shot with a double-barreled ten-gauge shotgun
3. Kisses his empress
4. Selects his empress
5. Tears off his handicaps
6. Dances with his empress
7. Demands the musicians play as he wants the music played.
1. tears of his handicaps
2.Selects his empress
3. tears off her handicaps
4. demands music
5. Dances with his empress
6. kisses her
7. gets shot
After Harrison is shot, what is the reaction from his parents?
George had gotten up for a beer so when he came back he asked hazel fi she's been crying and she said yea something sad on tv and she didn't wanna tell George about the blackout so she said she forgot and he told her to forget about sad things.
Identify the best theme for "Harrison Bergeron" story.
Stand up for what you believe in and that equality matters and hat total equality is not an ideal worth striving for, as many people believe, but a mistaken goal that is dangerous in both execution and outcome.
Who is the author of "Harrison Bergeron?
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
What are dead places?
the towns and cities where all the formerly modern world's (our world) residents are dead.
Why must John must go on his journey?
To be a priest
What city is the "Place of the Gods" the setting of?
New York City
John finds many things on his journey. "Ashington, Ubtreas and a great temple with painted ceilings." What type of literary device are these objects?
allusion, subtreasury , and metaphor because of power and glory
In the end John realizes that Gods are not really gods, they are men. What is his fathers advice when tells him this truth
"Truth is a hard deer to hunt. If you eat too much truth at once, you may die of the truth. It was not idly that our fathers forbade the Dead Places." truth should come little by little
What is the climax of this story?
when he sees the body of the god and fully realizes that the gods were humans after his visions
Who is the author of "By the Waters of Babylon"?
Stephen Vincent Benét
Anthem:::::: What was the name of the main character?
Where do the Old Ones live?
The Home of the Useless
What was the main character guilty of?
he's been thinking forbidden thoughts for most of his life. And he doesn't resist them
The main character wished to be sent to the House of the:
What job was the main character given?
What life-changing thing did the main character find while performing his job?
power of electricity while dissecting a frog???
What is the name of the woman the main character feels for?
What name did the main character give the woman
What did the main character create with wires and the glass box?
What happened when the main character took his box to the World Council of Scholars?
they rejected him and punished him.
Does the main character go to get the woman he loved to run away with him?
No she followed him through the Uncharted Forest.
What is the sacred word?
Where did the main character see the word "I"?
one of the first books he had read
What did the main character rename himself?
What did the main character rename the woman after their escape?
Who is International 4-8818?
Equality 7-2521's best friend who found the tunnel with him
Where does the main character write the beginning part of the novella?
in his tunnel
What does "the woman" do for a living?
one of a group of peasants planting seeds in a nearby field
The name the woman gives the main character is:
Why do the members of The World Council reject the light?
Because its from the unmentionable times and they're afraid of it.
Why does the main character offer the World Council his invention?
Because he wanted to help his brothers
In the beginning of their relationship where does the main character meet the woman?
In the field
The woman is not comfortable saying "We love you" because?
Because she knows she's ONE person
Who is Prometheus?
fire from the gods and brought light to men
At the end of the novella, what does the main character plan to do?
To perish the word I and to never let it die out.
What does the main character believe is the most important concept known to man?
The first time they meet, what does the main character say to the woman?
He asks her what her name is
Why does the main character break out of the Palace of Corrective Detention?
The world council is meeting
When does the story take place?
How does the main character escape the Palace of Corrective Detention?
He busted down the door. He walks through the door cause there are no guards.
Where does the story take place?
A place unspecified
What is the name of the philosophy that Rand is so set against?
Why don't the students talk to each other?
They might disagree with themselves
Why does the main character get sent to the Palace of Corrective Detention?
He refused to tell where he was
Of whom does the main character consider himself a disciple?
Where does the main character go when he is exiled?
What is the most evil word in the language -according to Rand?
The one experience in the main character's life that had the biggest affect on him was?
Why does this society come into being?
The main character at the end finds a house and is amazed that?
Because fo its technology and how its built
Define::::: Life's work given each person at 15:
Ruins of old cities
All the scientific and industrial achievements of the past:
"That all men are one and there is no will save the will of all men together.":
all secrets of the world were burned:
Dawn of the Great Rebirth
To think alone and to write individual thoughts
Focusing on the collective rather than the individual/ being independent and self-reliant.
Wanting to be a scholar
wanting to be a higher achiever as a job
identify::::: friend to Equality 7-2521
goddess of the earth
Council who Invents all things
Council of Scholars
put to death for saying the unspeakable word
The Saint of the Pyre
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