Concepts Of Utopia And Dystopia

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A utopia is an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities. Utopia provides perfect life for its citizen. Best definition is perfect society. ("Utopia - Definition, Elements, Concepts, Societies, Communities," 2016, p. 1) Dystopia represents the artificially created world or society in which human population lives under the rule of the oppressive government. Dystopia represents a vision of a fictional society that is made imperfect and flawed by the influences of terrorism, poverty, misery and advanced technologies. Dystopia usually focuses on the survival or exploration of the world. ("All About Dystopia," 2016, p. 1) Concepts of utopia and dystopia represent imaginary societies in which people live their life either in a perfect environment, governed by the laws that provide happiness to everyone, or in an oppressive society that is ruled by the repressive and controlled state. Article 1- Utopia- “You can learn a lot about a society by the Utopia it envisions, and right now our Utopia is a reality show.”(Zarka, 2011, p. 1)This article presents the question if Utopian novels even exist anymore. The current world is dystopia engrossed. They did start a reality show called Utopia where a group of people are thrown together in the wild to form the perfect society. This will be very intriguing to see what their vision of utopia is like. Where have the thoughts of shows like Happy Days gone? This is utopia at its finest. This might suggest an opening for a return to Utopian novels. Which presents the next question? Do they actually exist anymore? Utopias are self-evident. (Zarka, 2011, p. 1) As a writer, how do you begin to imagine a perfect world? How would you seriously support ... ... middle of paper ... ...ive you a future and a hope.”(Jeremiah 29:11) References All About Dystopia. (2016). Retrieved December 30, 2016, from Card, J. (2016, May 13). America the dystopia. America the dystopia. Retrieved from Nyman, R. (n.d.). Hungergames as a dystopian fiction [Hungergames as a dystopian fiction]. Hungergames as a dystopian fiction. Retrieved from Sternbergh, A. (2014, August 22). We’ve Reached Peak Dystopia, But Is It Possible to Imagine Utopia Anymore? [We’ve Reached Peak Dystopia, But Is It Possible to Imagine Utopia Anymore? ]. Retrieved from Utopia - Definition, Elements, Concepts, Societies, Communities. (2016). Retrieved December 30, 2016, from Zarka, Y. C. (2011, August 28). The meaning of utopia. The meaning of utopia. Retrieved from
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