The Critique Of Dystopian Fiction

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The increase in the quantity and array of literature available for young adult readers today represents a more recent happening. The up-and-coming belief that the teenage years represent a stage of life split from both childhood and adulthood. The publishing houses started to publish quite a few chain of books aimed at young adults and also mature audiences. Through these fiction there began a makeover into what contemporary readers think as young adult literature.
This YA literature began to utilize a realistic style combined with a grittier view of life. The world found its reflection in this brand of literature. The schemes of these fictions were subjects often uncharted or were formerly considered taboo for both adults and teenagers.
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To know about dystopia it is necessary to learn about its counterpart and predecessor “utopia”. Utopian fiction has arrived way before dystopian novel writing. The utopia and its derivative, the dystopia travel around social and political structures. Utopian fiction is the construction of an ideal society, or utopia, as the scenery for a novel. Dystopian fiction is the contrary: design of an entirely ghastly or tainted society that is generally headed to an irrevocable void, or…show more content…
The word ‘dystopia’ can be translated from Greek for “bad place” and by and large portrays a society with a utopian union that has at least one hazardous flaw. Though dystopia or anti-utopia has mainly marked and gained popularity as a doubtful reaction to utopian idea, it surprisingly shares a lot of uniqueness with utopia. On the other hand, the chief peculiarity between these two genres lies in whether the text seems to suggest a constructive or a harmful outcome to the utopian

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