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Diana Moon Glampers Nother NonymousCountry code: ponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 36832060

Has anyone noticed that "The Cutie Map" is a ponification of Kurt Vonnegut's 1961 short story, “Harrison Bergeron,” greatly beloved of right-wing thinkers? In it, the U.S. is governed by a Handicapper General named Diana Moon Glampers, whose minions assign handicaps to everyone to ensure that nobody has any grounds for feeling themselves superior to anyone else. The beautiful person is obliged to wear an ugly wig and frumpy clothing, the brilliant person wears headphones that produce thought-preventing noise, the ballerina wears lead shoes, and so on.

"Starlight Glimmer" is an obvious play on "Diana Moon Glampers." No?

AnonymousCountry code: ponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 36832062

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Now that you mention it, I do vaguely recall reading that story for a high school paper. The parallels are pretty spot on. Vonnegut was a very astute individual and his writing style and rules were very influential in my college writing.

http://newyorkwritersintensive.com/kurt-vonneguts-8-rules-for-writing/


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