First, read Kurt Vonnegut’s “Harrison Bergeron” here. Second, review the materials on persuasive writing found in Weeks 2 and 3. Next, write a five-paragraph persuasive essay on why you think Kurt Vonnegut wrote the story. Be sure to include your thesis statement at the end of your introductory paragraph. Each paragraph should be well-developed. Submit your essay in MLA format. Do not forget to cite the short story on your Works Cited page. Note the change in word count minimum.
1. 750-word minimum
2. 3 body-paragraph minimum (total of 5 paragraphs)
3. third person point of view
4. MLA format
Thesis example: Kurt Vonnegut wrote “Harrison Bergeron” to show readers society can only be truly equal when everyone remains average.