Popularity in Dystopian Novels Dystopian based books and movies continue to thrive in sales every year. These dystopian themes are just as popular as Harry Potter, and Twilight once were. The question to really ask is why is this the new trend? I have several reasons, and ideas. Dystopian themes are popular because it allows you to imagine living in a different society.
going on in the movie/novel to their own personal lives. These are the reason that I think teens like dystopian stories. So evidently I think teens relate to dystopian novels/movies like “Anthem” or “The Maze Runner”, because of the relatability of them to their own personal lives. How can modern teens relate to the dystopian novel “Anthem By: Ann Rand”? I think teens can relate to the novel Anthem because the main character is a teen.
However, consequences are the least of Sutter’s worries, for his mantra is to live life in the now. Tharp’s realism led to a turn in the story I was not expecting. Most of the time, the novels in this genre I read are idealistic. Therefore, I can predict the endings to the novel early on. However, Tharp did not follow the path most romantic young adult authors take.
Dystopian literature has been a popular genre that is mostly aimed towards young adults (YA) and have been showered with much popularity especially in the recent years. Considering that works of literature mainly consists of the records of people’s values, dilemmas, thoughts and conflicts which can also be identified as a reflection of people’s experiences, a dystopian literature contains an author’s questions about the existing political and social systems. Through text, the author picturizes the possibility that something is awfully wrong with the society he or she is in. Psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung stated that humans have a “Collective Unconscious” which is a kind of universal psyche that appeared in myths and dreams. They consist of images and themes that people are
Many people use the end goal to justify their actions, whether they’re good or bad. Despite the strong themes and the maturity of the characters, you still see glimpses of their actual ages throughout the book adding humor and entertainment to the story. Like any book Ender’s Game has it’s flaws but the easy enjoyment of the book mixed with the relevant themes makes it a good book for any student to
Also in The Chosen not many people could relate to Danny Saunders but everyone can relate to Scout somehow or another Finally many people find The Chosen hard to read because of its difficult themes but since Harper Lee writes To Kill A Mockingbird in such a childish ways the reader does not seem so sad. Overall, To Kill a Mockingbird ranks higher as a book, then The Chosen because of its real life events and characters, very realistic problems, and the childish way Harper Lee writes. To begin with, Harper Lee adds many real life scenarios and people in her book making it a better book then The Chosen. In To Kill a Mockingbird, the narrator, Scott, a typical tom boy, has a very normal problems attributes many girls faced at the time. For example, she lives only with her father and brother which
Is today’s youth truly benefiting from school curriculums banning books? For many parents there kids innocence is more than often a top priority, but due to the growing public more and more are being exposed to explicit content. Through ideas such as the internet and other media, it has become increasingly easy to obtain this content. However, this does not mean that being able to obtain this content should be available everywhere. Although the novel In Cold Blood written by Truman Capote accurately portrays present day investigations on murder, it should be banned from school curriculums for young teens because of its explicit content.
The Catcher in the Rye Salinger gave the tone of the book humorous so that the book can be more relatable to teenagers in society. He talks about how Holden is lonely and he’s lost like every other teenager but he more like he doesn’t see from the real world. He is judgmental, he judges everything he sees and knows. Salinger writes this book to let us know what some teenagers go through and how people stay strong no matter what. He’s wanting us to know how teenagers are all different and they go through different things and they act a certain way because of what they’re going through.
Jerome B. Duesk, in a book titled Adolescent development and behavior, mentions "that sometimes siblings are [the] better communicators... Because they are closer in age [which] [makes] it easier to discuss the problems of growing up" (Duesk 299). In Holden's eyes he had no one except his little sister to rely upon for support. This proves that Holden Caulfield is relatable to many teenagers, and as such the novel should not be banned. The vice displayed in the novel, such as sex, and alcohol, contributes to the daily pressures of a teenager’s life. Alcohol is very predominate throughout the novel.
This essay will provide a description of the text, audience, language, theme and purpose to evaluate the value of a human life. The genres of this text are short story, adventure and young adult. The text provides the reader with fast-paced action stunts and keeps the reader wondering what will happen next in the 19 pages. It tries to resonate with young adults or people that once were by mimicking the short and sweet sentences of most young adult books and capturing the quirky, fun elements with its zany characters. This serves to remind people of their books they used to love or are currently loving.
I recommend this book to mostly teenagers because the characters are created mostly for a teenage audience. Some audience members might be able to relate to one of the characters in the story, therefore the reader and character might have a connection in some way throughout the story. Although I mostly recommend this book to teenagers, I still would recommend this book to anybody who loves to read. I 'm sure some adults would enjoy the book even though it 's mostly based around teenagers. In conclusion, Before You Go is a great book with a great storyline that will keep the reader reading for hours.