Summary Of The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas

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“The Ones Who Walk away from Omelas” is a short allegory by Ursula K. Le Guin about a utopian society that is filled with whatever your imagination can possibly fathom. Many people live in this utopia and are aware of the nightmarish secret it has in a dark room of one of the old houses in the utopia. The Utopia of Omelas is described to be very beautiful and can be whatever and however you portray it. The story is also an allegory of privilege, describing the privilege of being free while speaking in a metaphor.

Omelas is the main setting of this short story the author describes, Omelas is a utopian society situated near a beautiful, shimmering sea. When the story opens, the people of Omelas are celebrating the Summer Festival, an annual
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