Dystobia Essay

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The Myopia of Dystopia - The Myopia of Dystopia Throughout human history, matters not which civilization; humanity has endeavored to attain a sociality in which one can live with freedom, enjoyment, justice, and happiness. It is human nature to see oneself in a place where it is flourishing and enjoyable, and unfortunately that is often elsewhere then where one is; after all isn't "the grass always greener on the other side" (Eng. Proverb). Countless writers have crafted utopian worlds for the reader to consider and explore and many of those novelists don't deem the modern-day world as the "good place"(Hermon, Holman) but rather one of the indescribable atrocities of war, disease, hunger etc… A utopian world is a difficult, if not impossible, one to forge.... [tags: Papers] 3811 words (10.9 pages) $14.95 [preview] Dystopia or Utopia - ... Memory’s allows you to feel pain and it allows you to also have emotion, which is not present in The Giver. “ None of the members of the community besides Jonas really understand the nature of releases or even question the practice.”(Chaston p118) “The lack of individual and collective memory found in the novels prominent motif which is found in most Dystopian and Utopian literature.” (Hanson p45) “As much as the novel focuses on recovering the past as a means to achieve civil humanity. Lowry also shows that memory is the primary Dystopia tool for opening up the future.” (Hanson pg 45) Lowry uses no imagination, as a metaphor in order to give the reader a warring that society will never be perfect.... [tags: Literary Analysis ] :: 7 Works Cited 2536 words (7.2 pages) $19.95 [preview] Materialistic Dystopia - ... “Power, in Case’s [protagonist] world, meant corporate power.” (Gibson 203) Essentially, this means that consumerism is a way of life and individuals must be able to buy their way through society. If one does not

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