Many people wonder why us teens enjoy dystopian movies and literature. Our reasons why we enjoy these kind of films and books are because it interest us, it makes us to think outside the box, it shows us a different lifestyle to live. For examples like the book “Anthem” by Ayn Rand and the movie “The Giver” by Philip Noyce. The movie and film both have a dystopian setting. For their dystopian ideas they both made them having some kind of rebel, who believes in more than just black and white or normal.
A disgusting black rat jumped onto biggers pant leg and bit on to it, bigger shook his leg until the rat flew off and then eventually killed it in front of his whole family with a shoe. This rat is important on a few levels. Superficially, the rat shows us the kind of filth and poverty that Bigger and his family are forced to live in. The rat could also be looked at as symbol of bigger himself, the rat comes into the domestic sphere of the Thomas house and is killed and Bigger comes into the domestic sphere of the Dalton household and is ultimately killed in the end. I
A giraffe! And something within the rat tells him that this giraffe is actually his ticket to not only find food, but to also get revenge on the elephant. Slowly but surely he begins approaching the large animal. As he get closer and closer the fear begins getting to him, you see, this rat was very afraid of giraffes. When he was little he would hear the stories of young rats being crushed by the towering creature.
Some people don’t mind being poor because money doesn’t mean anything for them and some people do mind about, physical appearance. These kind of examples bring along rivalry. Rivalry brings thoughts. Therefore thoughts bring danger for the “World State”. Prohibitions are required in a society like the World State to maintain order.
If Mr. Bucket, the attorney, used duty-based ethics he would not bride the judge in order to win the case for his client. Under the religious ethical standard he would not pay the judge off because even though the act may seem fair the act is not justifiable and is immoral. This would be just like Robin Hood who is still seen as a theif eventhough he was redistrubution the wealth to those who needed it more. Furthermore, Bucket would also say no because of kantian ethics. To use this form of ethics one must ask, if everyone bribed the judge to win their case how would it affect our justice system?
The killing shows that this society is flawed and corrupt, proving them to be a dystopia. If the police had caught the real Montag like they portray, the society may not be classified as a dystopia, but that wouldn’t follow Bradbury’s vision. The police are focused more on entertaining these viewers’ attention spans than they are about keeping these same viewers
Harrison Bergeron by Vonnegut and The Pedestrian by Bradbury warn readers about the dangers of conformity and total equality through a loss of individuality in society and the cruelty of a totalitarian government. In today’s society, some countries’ citizens are lucky to have individual freedom. It is a blessing to be able to be whoever you want to be, but conformity and total equality can ruin that. Vonnegut and Bradbury portray this warning in Harrison Bergeron and The Pedestrian by describing societies where citizens aren’t blessed and must live under oppressive governments enforcing conformity and total
Lennie’s Experiences with Animals Foreshadow Death Lennie's experiences with animals foreshadow later events because the actions with animals are negative. They show that Lennie is out of control and careless. For example, Lennie has killed mice by only petting them, which was said in the passage. Next , when Carlson wants to shoot Candy’s dog right in the back of the head, Candy is hesitant because he has had the dog for a very long time. This foreshadows Lennie’s death when he is shot right in the back of the head by George, who really does not want to because George has been beside Lennie for so long and how innocent and benevolent Lennie had been.
A man named Dan Dalgard, who is the vet for the building is asked to examine some of the monkeys that are contained inside Room F. He does this and finds many things wrong inside the monkeys like extensive bleeding. Many monkeys in the room are dying and he tries to find out by dissecting them. He discovers after he comes back from his trip, he is still very determined to solve this case and cuts open part of a monkey. This portion of the monkey contained many cells and under a microscope he soon discovered that it had a virus on it. He sends photos of this virus to Peter Jahrling and they realize they are facing a level 4 hot agent.
There are many instances in the story how Arthur Vickers is a very violent person. When the young boy tries to look in the box stall Vickers seizes him and strangles the boy but luckily the boy gets away. Ross makes it apparent that his isolation leads to his violent nature by “It was as if he were reaching for a weapon, as if his invisible opponent were an enemy...he hurled the checkers with such vicious fury…” (Ross 425-426). Ross explains to us that Vickers is playing checkers by himself and is mumbling words under his breath. He is pretending to play with someone and the young boy witnesses him pick up a stack of checkers and hurl it at the wall, as if he is trying to hurt the person across from him.