“Repent, Harlequin!’ Said the Ticktockman” by Harlan Ellison

Read the story “Repent, Harlequin!’ Said the Ticktockman” by Harlan Ellison and follow instructions below:
1/ In a number of these works, a single individual rebels against society and suffers defeat or death. Are these works therefore pessimistic and despairing? If not, what is the purpose of the rebellions, and why do the authors choose to bring their characters to such ends?
2/ Compare two works from this section that offer support for the idea that a single individual can have a decisive effect on society.

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