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Dystopian Places In The Giver

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Could you imagine living in a utopian turned dystopian community? In Lois Lowry’s book The Giver the community is faced with a utopian society gone bad. The citizens’ have no memories good or bad. They also had no feelings such as love. Their society was grim, falling apart and no one knew about it. Leaders create utopias hoping that it will help their citizens´, but perfect settings can often lead to a dystopia. The Giver and Hitler’s Holocaust have a lot in common when it comes to who is in charge and how they maintain their control. In The Giver the Committee of Elders is in charge and they maintain control by “Releasing” those who have committed a transgression. For a contributing citizen to be released from the community was a final
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