government is fair
government should treat everyone equally
"Harrison bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. and "the lottery" by Shirley Jackson
Summary In "Harrison Bergeron" and "The Lottery", in both short stories they focus on the community being fair. The government in wanted everyone to be fair so they force wear special gadgets and in “the lottery” they pulled names randomly so anyone could be picked and not be unfair.
Quotes and Analysis from the lottery
“’Now, I'll read the names--heads of families first--and the men come up and take a paper out of the box. Keep the paper folded in your hand without looking at it until everyone has had a turn. Everything clear’" (Jackson 3).
it's completely random and you can't have any advantages or disadvantage. there pulling blindly so everything is fair and even
Quotes and Analysis from Harrison Bergeron
the government is being fair in the quote because they made a way where everyone is equal and no one could be better or worse then you.
he made everything fair by doing everything him self and make sure its not unfair for anyone
he was being unfair and thought he was better then everyone. the government was being fair by killing him to make everyone equal again.
might have to use force
if everyone was unequal tons of fights would happen and we would have to use force to control them. no one should get hurt and if we we are equal fights would not happen.