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    Why is dystopian fiction important? Some may say that it is because of the high-tension environments, the action, or the gripping storylines. While those aspects certainly play a significant role in the continued success of dystopian fiction, being well-written stories is not the only goal. This paper will detail various reasons why dystopian fiction continues to be popular and successful with all audiences, using The Hunger Games, Divergent, The Giver, and Ready Player One as examples. In order

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    Dystopian Bildungsroman

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    The effect that dystopian societies have on Bildungsroman is not necessarily large, but it still alters the traditional view of it. First off the dystopian society has a few trademarked aspects. These include: the use of propaganda to control people, restrictions on freedom, a certain concept is worshipped by society, constant surveillance, fear of outside world, dehumanized state, real world is banished and distrusted, individuality is bad, and the society is supposed to be a utopia. (readwritethink

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    Snowpiercer Dystopian

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    post-apocalyptic dystopian film ‘Snowpiercer’ depicts the environmental collapse of the Earth as a direct result of human response to global warming. It also explores the ethical concerns faced by the lower class citizen within their confined setting on a train in which horrific social stratification is enforced. Bong presents a dystopian society set in 2031 to prompt

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    Dystopian Society

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    He soon approaches what looks like an injured man; however, the man was not injured and attempts to kill Joel and Ellie to steal his truck. This is a prime example of the modified human nature present in dystopian societies. In an attempt to preserve what human kindness Joel has left , he ends up in a situation much like that of Richards in The Running Man, creating a similarity in the two story arcs. The use of cliché as a rhetoric device is present in both

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    Metropolis Dystopian

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    Dana and I am, likewise, a fellow viewer of Fritz Lang’s 1927 film, Metropolis. Despite being eighty-four years apart, films from a particular time period like Metropolis, share many values, attitudes and themes as Veronica Roth’s 2011 contemporary dystopian text, Divergent. The futuristic dimensions that they produce often masquerade dystopia under the guise of a utopian perspective. Many of the attitudes and beliefs presented by Metropolis interrelate to the contemporary text, Divergent. The commonality

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    The Giver Dystopian

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    I would choose this as my written task topic. What is a utopia actually? A utopia by definition means a perfect world with no flaws where everyone lives a perfect life. In the book “The Giver” people discuss whether it’s a utopian setting or a dystopian setting. A dystopia is the exact opposite of utopia. A world that is imperfect with flaws. Basically, the world we live in. We live with war and pain and with a political system full of flaws. Whereas a utopian world is an imaginary world, best

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    Dystopian literature has risen in popularity in recent times because the novels have significant meaning when being compared to the events of today and appeal to almost all young adults. They embrace modern ideas that inspire teenagers to make a change and explore who they are. First of all, dystopian novels are frequently being compared to current events and problems. This causes the novels to have a similar emotional effect on people to the feelings people experience in everyday life. Because so

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    2.1 THE SETTING The setting in dystopian literature is mostly connected with the totalitarianism regime. It is also speculated, that many of the dystopian literature writers of the 20th century, which is also the time, when the dystopian type literary works started to gain popularity, based their works as an aftermath of World War I and World War II. This statement is confirmed in various studies, one of them being a study done by Fatima Vieira, who has collaborated her study on dystopias with 24

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    Dystopian Film Analysis

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    "The most shocking aspect of the dystopian novel or film is the realisation that the future is contingent on the present, and can be affected by something we do or don't do now" To what degree does this perspective on dystopian novels and films resonate with your own reading? Dystopian texts fulfil the purpose of exaggerating contemporary issues and appropriating them into a fictional universe, in order to criticise and foreshadow the destructive trajectory of current political and social trends

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    Ship Breaker Dystopian

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    Dystopian literature is a genre of fictional writing that portrays the world in a worst case scenario using three elements. These three elements are dystopian society, dystopian controls and the dystopian protagonist. Paolo Bacigalupi uses these three elements to create a very realistic dystopian novel that is not too far away from becoming a reality. With all of this said, It is obvious that Ship Breaker is a completely dystopian novel. Not only is it a dystopian novel, but it also gives a view

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