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    Achetypal Works of Dystopian Literature

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    Achetypal Works of Dystopian Literature The endeavor to achieve utopia, the best existence obtainable to humanity, is a response to the problems present in society. It is a way of dealing in the imagination with these problems, suggesting an ideal for society to strive towards. From Plato’s Republic on, however, utopia has had a characteristic shortcoming. Huxley observed that the inhabitants of Utopia are radically unlike human beings. Their creators spend all their ink and energy in discussing

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    The Dystopian Future of Neuromancer In reading a text like this one can look at it through the formalistic approach and gather aspects on different perspectives.  In HCAL it instructs a reader to analyze a specific text by seeing the setting, certain styles, imagery, form, and texture.  In William Gibsons book Neuromancer all these approaches can be seen.  The novel takes place in the future and how Gibson portrays it will be.  Every place is dark and gloomy with an illusion of dystopia; despair

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    Carrie Vaughn’s Amaryllis and Joe Mastroianni’s Jordon’s Waterhammer reflect the stereotypical characteristics associated with Dystopian Literature through their setting, characterisation and plot development. Imagine living in a world where you are disliked, not because you are a criminal, but because you are merely different. Imagine a life where everything you think or do is controlled by the government and going against the group norms is punished by isolation, torture or death. There is no

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    Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court as a Dystopian Work For years, Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" has been primarily viewed as a work of simple satire. Twain, desiring to poke fun at a group of America's cultural critics, chief among them Matthew Arnold, who claimed that cultural life in the U.S. treaded on shallow soil, takes aim at the venerated institutions of Britain. The author attempts to show that his country's lack of romanticized social structures

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    The Dystopian Dream of Brave New World, The Handmaid’s Tale and GATTACA In Utilitarianism, John Stuart Mill writes that “it is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied.” By this he meant there are qualitative degrees of satisfaction and if to be satisfied we’re lowered in status to that of a pig, it’s better for us to be dissatisfied humans. The film GATTACA and the books Brave New World and The Handmaid’s Tale create fictional places where the needs and desires of humans are

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    Dystopian Distress in Brave New World, Player Piano, and The Giver Novels of the same subject matter may have decidedly unique ways of expressing the authors' ideas. Yet, dystopian narratives such as "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley, "Player Piano" by Kurt Vonnegut, and "The Giver" by Lois Lowry share many similarities in how the novels end. Throughout the genre of dystopian literature, each story has common ambiguous patterns that leave the reader unsure as to specific details at the conclusion

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    Dystopian Society in The Hunger Games

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    projects a false image. Thus, in a dystopian society, making belief and comfort that the society is proper to its followers. One good example of dystopian society is the Hunger Games. The terms that describe that dystopia towards the Hunger games are a “hierarchical society, fear of the outside world, penal system and a back story” (“Dystopia”). The Hunger Games that follows, the term that defines a dystopian fiction. One main belief that defines Dystopian society is the development into a “hierarchical

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    Appeal Of Dystopian Fiction on Mod ern Teens The novel Anthem by Ayn Rand and the movie The Hunger Games directed by Francis Lawrence and Gary Ross are popular among teens because they can relate to them by the high expectations put upon them. In a dystopian novel or movie, there is a dystopian protagonist. A dystopian protagonist is someone who often feels trapped, struggles to escape, questions existing systems, believes or feels as if something is wrong in the place they live in, and then

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    Horror and Sci-Fi Synthesis Essay Model Outline Why are you interested in this subject? A personal Intro I’ve always been interested in dystopian fiction. A dystopia is a community or society that is undesirable and frightening. A group rules a dystopian society with a private agenda shrouded in euphemisms or outright lies. In works of art and literature, they are often characterized by: dehumanization, totalitarian government, advancement in technology, or other characteristics of cataclysmic

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    Dystopian Fiction Essay

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    A dystopian fiction is often used to express social commentary on the current issues in the world. It focuses on the negative aspects of life and provide different point of views to the audience. Although dystopian fiction is seen as a form of entertainment in the world, this form of genre brings an awareness to the world about the current issues that are happening. Dystopian fiction provide warning that worst evens have the possibilities of happening. It is usually in the form of worst case scenarios

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