Citizens should rule the world

"The Lottery" and "Harrison Bergeron"

Thesis Statement

The government should let people be their own person and should stop the deadly traditions that applies to the towns/ communities.

"Harrison Bergeron" Kurt Vonnegut, "The Lottery" Shirley Jackson

· In “The Lottery” and “Harrison Bergeron” their governments are controlling of their community’s/ town. In the lottery, everyone had to pull a piece of paper out of the black box and in “Harrison Bergeron” everyone had to look and think the same. This proves that their governments are very controlling.


To come to conclusion, The citizens would be safer to not be controlled by the government and there would be more deaths if the government continued to control the citizens.