People of above average intelligence are required to wear mental handicap transmitters. • Harrison represents the spirit of rebellion. • The theme is concerned with the dangers of trying to make everyone equal.
We can infer that Harrison is bright and attractive because he must wear many handicaps. • When Hazel and George discuss the handicaps, they both seem to agree that handicaps are fair. • Regarding the use of handicaps, one can conclude that brighter and stronger people wear more.
One can infer that George and Hazel will not miss Harrison. • Hazel is crying because her son has just been shot, but moments later she is unable to remember what she witnessed.