Matched Vs. The Giver

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Matched vs The Giver Dystopian worlds are illusions of a perfect world, they trick the citizens to believe. “Matched” by Ally Condie is a dystopian society novel with a heavily controlled society, in which the government matches you with another citizen and are to be bounded together for life. After Cassia is matched, but, she reveals stronger, unwanted feelings for someone else. Throughout the novel, Cassia divulges information about the government of how they watch her and treat the one she truly loves. The government forces citizens to take pills to stay alive, to calm the mind, and to forget. Lois Lowry’s, “The Giver” is a novel that first seems like a utopian society, but as more information is gathered, morphs into a dystopian society. Soon to be a place for which, Jonas,the main character, has an impulse to escape the society. In The Giver’s society, the citizens are always watched, forced to take pills to prevent “stirrings”. In Ally Condie’s “Matched” and Lois Lowry’s “The Giver” reveals dehumanization, surveillance over everyone , and propaganda. Dehumanization is a psychological process of making…show more content…
Clearly shown, “The Giver” is most dehumanizing for the reason that it shows more dehumanizing characteristics than disparity, as in Ally Condie’s “Matched”. In “Matched” the citizens are partly exposed to the truth, the government does not explain, they just show. Therefore, the government forces the citizens to create their own outlook on the film. But, in “The Giver”, the citizens are completely isolated from the thought of feelings. The citizens cannot ever think about feelings because they have never been exposed to it. In Ally Condie’s “Matched” and Lois Lowry’s “The Giver” reveals dehumanization, surveillance over everyone , and propaganda. “The Giver” by Lois Lowry is most
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