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    Dystopia In Technology

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    Dystopia in the Television Industry: Silence or Death by Technology In 2048, the television industry has fully centralized. By centralized, this means that the government completely controls the production and distribution of television content online and offline. Many new (i.e., online or Internet companies) and old media TV networks (i.e., traditional TV companies) are private but they cannot produce and distribute anything that the state has not explicitly approved. If they do, the executives

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    The Giver Dystopia

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    Think of a world where there is no freedom, and yet, its a utopia. The main character of The Giver by, Lois Lowry named Jonas, lives in this aforementioned world. By the end of the book, Jonas would describe his world as a dystopia. Jonas lives in what he calls the community, where the government chooses the jobs, supplies the food, stalks and watches over its citizens, imposes strict and unforgiving laws, regulates everything, prevents differences among people, and both condemns and allows lies

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    utopia and dystopia respectively. Utopia attains characteristics of peaceful governance, equality for citizens, a safe environment and education, healthcare and employment. In contrast, dystopia’s characteristics such as a controlling, oppressing government, anarchy or no government, extreme poverty and banning of independent thought. Dystopia’s which are opposite to utopias in speculative fiction, not share any utopian values? As truly stated by Margaret Atwood, “Within every dystopia, there’s a

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    1984 Dystopia Analysis

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    How Does 1984 Conform to, or Deviate From, the Conventions of Dystopia, and For What Purpose? 1984 was written by George Orwell in 1948 and it is a dystopian novel. The novel takes place in a futuristic time period in a section of the world called “Oceania”. Oceania is led by the Party, whose leader is Big Brother, and they control everything that happens in Oceania. The Party and Big Brother are constantly watching their citizens through telescreens, which are large screens that are placed throughout

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    Utopian and the dystopian fictions are opposed to each other. While the former imagines a model world which has been perfected by an ideal form of government, model citizens and absence of any form of false ideology or irrationality. The novels of dystopia on the other hand give us a glimpse of a nightmarish future, where everything has gone horribly wrong. Usually, a dystopic world is an aftermath of mass scale destruction, a catastrophic event. In 1984 the dystopic world is the result of a political

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    Dystopia Fahrenheit 451

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    Most of you have heard the word 'dystopia ' before, but maybe you don 't know the true meaning of it. It appears in a theoretical fiction and science fiction as well. Others words associated with dystopia are horror, apocalyptic, unnatural, fantasy, and unknown ideas that didn’t or might not even happen yet. It reflects the opposite of utopia, a perfect world where human nature hasn’t faced any problems. A dystopia is different from a utopia by its prefix ‘dys’ that tells us all the negative sides

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    injustice of communities and the desire of perfection makes Dystopian stories and novels written in the 21st century like: Equilibrium (2072, Libria), Divergent (futuristic Chicago) and The Hunger Games (2087, Panem) unpleasant and repressive. “Dystopia” comes from the Greek roots “dys-” and “-topia”. “Dys-” means bad and “-topia” means place to live in. Therefore, a dystopian world is an unfavorable society in which to live in. It is essential that in dystopian stories and novels a back-story,

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    The Giver Writing Assignment Imagine living in a community like Jonas’, what would be thought of about the government? Is the government a dystopia or is it a utopia? This essay is going to be debate if Jonas’ community could be a dystopia and a utopia. It could also be both a dystopia and a utopia at the same time. Jonas’ community could be considered a utopia in multiple ways. No one in Jonas’ community can brag about having more or better things than someone else in his community because they

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    The Giver Dystopia Essay

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    The Typical Dystopia Everyone fears to live in a dystopian world. A dystopia is an imperfect world where everything is unfortunate and disastrous. Many people argue that the community in the book The Giver by Lois Lowry is an example of a utopia, which is a perfect world. But all of those people don’t seem to see all the negative things that the society of The Giver includes. Looking at the correct side of the argument it is very clear that the community is a dystopia. Characters aren’t allowed

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    Is The Giver A Utopia or Dystopia What would you do if you had a chance to live in a virtually perfect world? A world with no pain, suffering, or hunger? This essay will explain that this “perfect” world might not be what it’s hacked up to be. It might just be a dystopia in disguise. The Giver is a book about just that. It’s based in the future, in a community with a forcefield that “protects” the people inside. I think the society that The Giver is based in is a dystopia, which is a virtually imperfect

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    A dystopia is an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one .A very good example of a dystopia is a book called “The Giver.” In this book,by Lois Lowry,a boy named Jonas is selected by a cheif elder in his ceremony.As people read ,“The Giver,”they say ‘ that is not so bad’well read beyond the lines and see what is going on.I say that this is a place all about sameness.They are a dystopia because you have to sign up to

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    Dystopia In Animal Farm

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    obtain, causing a constant battle for the perfect place. From several failed societies had resulted in the creation of a dystopia, a state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, usually caused by totalitarian rule. In the novel, Animal Farm by George Orwell, the author created a mocked society off of the Russian Revolution using animals as the people. The fabricated dystopia was to emphasize how leadership affects the success societies. Positive leaders tend to lead a stronger society due to the

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    Is Harrison’s world a utopia or a dystopia? In the short story “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut there is a world with many different rules than we have. Everybody were equal and nobody was better than anybody else. The 211th, 212th, and the 213th Amendments to the Constitution were to be followed. The United States Handicapper General controlled them. Harrison’s world is a Dystopia, a theme in the short story. Their looks, personalities, and everything else were the same in Harrison’s world

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    EUGENICS AS A FACTOR OF DYSTOPIAS Dystopia is a fictional society which consists of unwanted systems and lives. It is also the opposite of utopia, meaning a community in which everything is perfect. Dystopias include elements such as authoritarian governments, violation of human rights, and immoral practices. Eugenics is also a factor used in dystopias because it is considered to contain unethical applications and unjust consequences. On the other hand, according to the people and governments who

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    1984 dystopia By definition, a dystopia is a “place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically totalitarian or environmentally degraded one”. In 1984 by George Orwell, the environment the main character, Winston Smith, is subject to a dystopian environment. Oceania exists after WWII and is under watch by the inner party. Consistently manipulating those in the community, people are not allowed to think independently. Those who try to go against thinking as a unite are accused of

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    In modern day society, there is no possibility of a utopia, if one were to be created someone's dystopia would be created. Fahrenheit 451 written by Ray Bradbury, is a novel that explains that there will always be a dystopia, but people can do what they can to make it better, the relates to modern day society because the same lesson can still be taught. Author Ray Bradbury discusses in his dystopian novel, that the laws the futuristic world are very hard to follow, talking or even thinking is in

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    “All utopias are dystopias. The term "dystopia" was coined by fools that believed a "utopia" can be functional.” ( A.E. Samaan) Dystopia is like North Korea they believe their society has no other option or say in their own lives. Dystopias are based on human misery, a protagonist that questions society, and they serve as warnings to contemporary man. Dystopias are the complete opposite of utopias. Harrison Bergeron and Anthem are good examples of a dystopia because they show how communism has a

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    illusion of a perfect society are maintained through corporate, bureaucratic, technological, moral, or totalitarian control,” exists when some characteristics exist (Dystopias: Definition and Characteristics). Collins used many of these characteristics mentioned in the ReadWriteThink paper to show that citizens of Panem live in a dystopia, and these characteristics are the restricted information, constant surveillance, dehumanized people and total control. Through the novel, the readers can

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    A dystopia is a nonexistent place where everything is awful. Many stories written in a dystopian society tend to open up as if it was a utopia- the opposite of a dystopia. In “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut the startup of the short story appears to be a utopia, and everything seems like a perfect futuristic society. However, it quickly becomes unmasked as a dystopia by the oppression and fear for this society to be “perfect” and “equal”. "The year was 2081, and everybody was finally equal. They

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    “Our business here is to be utopian, to make vivid and credible, if we can, first this fact and then that, of an imaginary whole and happy world” (Wells 10). Definitions of utopia and dystopia are various and different by many critics and writers. For instance, utopia is how to organize the society and relationships between people in a perfect way than in writer’s society. In addition, it is thought that utopia is principal category in literature in the twentieth century. Utopia is similar to science

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