Citizen's Choices

Citizens overrule the Government.

Thesis Statement

Thesis statement: Citizens should be allowed to make laws by demonstrating fairness and impartiality.

"Harrison Berguron" by Kurt Vonnegut and "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson

In "Harrison Bergeron" and "The Lottery" both the stories had a bad government and the government made the citizens do things they didn’t want to. Harrison had to wear the handicap equipment. The villagers in the lottery didn’t wanna kill 1 person once a year.

Quotes and Analysis

The general sucked in his breath and smiled. "I congratulate you," he said. "You have won the game."


Rainsford did not smile. "I am still a beast at bay," he said, in a low, hoarse voice. "Get ready, General Zaroff."