Dystopian Society

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  • Dystopian Societies

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    emergence of a 23-years-old female author of a dystopian novel – Tahereh Mafi and her first book, Shatter Me. In it the young woman notes, “The new citizens of our world will be reduced to nothing but numbers, easily interchangeable, easily removable, easily destroyed for disobedience. We have lost our humanity.” What made her so famous in such a short period of time is that her observations resemble the predictions of two noted authors of dystopian novels – George Orwell with his book 1984 and Aldous

  • Dystopian Societies

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    They rule by having everyone as an equal, so no one is poor and few people are rich. They are seemingly alike in so many ways. Amongst the political spectrum there are two dystopian governments more alike than as difference, communism and monarchy. A monarchy the farthest right one can go on the political spectrum, dystopian ideas running at the max. In retrospect it's a single person in control. That's right a single person also know as the king a queen. In isn't like this person is a president

  • Society As A Dystopian Society

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    no such thing as a Utopia because a perfect world to some is a nightmare to others. A utopia is “any visionary system of political or social perfection”(Utopia). However a dystopia is “a society characterized by human misery, as squalor, oppression, disease, and overcrowding.”(Dystopia). In most dystopian societies they are disguised as utopias, and made out to be better than they are. In 1984 the people of Oceania are constantly monitored, and brainwashed to believe they are living the perfect world

  • The Effects Of A Dystopian Society

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    The Effects Of A Dystopian Society "The Most Dangerous Game" and The Hunger Games are two very popular pieces of literary works which have been converted into movies and are enjoyed by many. The Hunger Games was most likely derived from "The Most Dangerous Game" because they share many similarities such as a remote location, survival of the fittest, a deadly game, dystopian society/setting, and lastly the survivor is the victor. The most important of these similarities

  • Gattaca: A Dystopian Society

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    1. Gattaca is a world where only people with perfect genetics are “valid”. A natural born, Vincent, forges an identity to follow his dream of becoming a space traveler. Gattaca is an imaginary place where perfect society is created by cloning. The subject of human cloning that does not currently exist which makes this movie science fiction. They have unreal technology like, the machines that determines health issues and life expectancy right at birth. The advancement in technology and new scientific

  • Characteristics Of A Dystopian Society

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    in a dystopian society. The people are either too scared to speak up against the injustices being performed in their society or become brainwashed. Bernard Marx from Brave New World and Winston Smith from 1984 are two different characters from two different dystopias. Both have been woken from the stupor of obedience their governments put them in and begin questioning their society. What they find is more dangerous, hopeless, and horrible than they could have imagined. Dystopian societies can be

  • The Importance Of A Dystopian Society

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    A Dystopian society can be defined by numerous ways, there is not one single mold that a society must fit to be considered dystopian. The world could be in ruins, with man surviving by living like animals in squalor, modern advancements completely useless, society could become far more advanced than the people are ready for causing a lot of human jobs to become obsolete and having machine run the lives of everyone, also like Gregory Claeys said in Dystopia: A Natural History, “we see miles of barbed

  • Characteristics Of Dystopian Society

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    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 freedom, no independence and no individuality. Now envision that the society you are part of does everything

  • 1984 Dystopian Society

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    This essay is about a story named “1984”, written by George Orwell. Winston Smith Is living in a dystopia society were everyone is being monitored and controlled by their superior big bother. Winston Smith is rebelling against Big brother. The society Winston is living in is, is somewhat similar to the word we live in today. The government spy on their people and invade their privacy in ways that big brother does. George Orwell’s novel 1984 opens with the protagonist, Winston Smith, lounging around

  • Analysis Of A Dystopian Society

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    Often when thinking of a dystopian society, one might imagine a menagerie of maladies. Some may envision a world without basic human rights and freedoms while others picture an all-powerful government accompanied by poverty, oppression, and racial prejudice. Although these aspects appear commonly throughout various dystopian communities, all true dystopias share uniform foundations despite what additional elements may or may not be present. By looking in closer detail at historical evidence, one