preview

Flaws In A Flawed World

Powerful Essays
A Flawed World Everyday, many people dream of a perfect world, with no stress, no worries, no anger and no hatred. Unfortunately, we can’t have such a world, no matter how hard we try. We may restrict people’s actions, chain up their identity, lock up their individuality, but nothing can prevent a flawed world. Stories with a failed attempt to be perfect, also known as dystopias, are prevalent throughout literature. These dystopias are meant to effectively teach us because it uses it appeals to our emotions using the story’s world and it’s mistakes through meaningful characters and extreme example of cause and affect. There are, without a doubt, many flaws about the world and dystopian stories emphasize on these flaws. These flaws are emphasized…show more content…
Valerie is worried about Marilyn and how “sick” she looks. Marilyn pleads for Valerie to look around and see how wrong the Transformation is, but all she sees is another mindless person affected by the Transformation. The audience has the same reaction as Marilyn, one of where they want Valerie to see how the Transformation is bad. The audience is impacted by the way Valerie and Marilyn respond to each other, one pleading for the other to see the light, while the other mindlessly states her beliefs in a monotonous and robotic way. This makes the audience feel the pain Marilyn has and teaches them about how wrong the Transformation is. The audience connects with the characters, and feel their pain as they go through the trouble. Another example of this is in “Harrison Bergeron”.
They leaped like deer on the moon. The studio ceiling was thirty feet high, but each leap brought the dancers nearer to it. It became their obvious intention to kiss the ceiling. They kissed it.And then, neutraling gravity with love and pure will, they remained suspended in air inches below the ceiling, and they kissed each other for a long, long time. It was then that Diana Moon Glampers, the Handicapper General, came into the studio with a double-barreled ten-gauge shotgun. She fired twice, and the Emperor and the Empress were dead before they hit the
…show more content…
They think of him as the hero of the story, someone that the readers can trust to fix the story. Once they see their hero die, the audience feels some emotion toward his death, causing an impact on the way they think of the community in the story and in their own community. Characters that make us feel an emotion towards them can make us feel emotions to their dystopia and our own society. There are many aspects of a dystopia that makes it an effective learning tool. It appeals to our emotions, whether it’s through the characters, or the consequences of our actions, or through the flaws that are prevalent within their stories. We like thinking our world can become perfect, but it can never happen. No matter how hard we try, it will never be perfect. All we can do is learn from different sources such as dystopias to figure out how we can prevent our already flawed world to become more
Get Access