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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dystopia
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The first known use of the term "Dystopia" was used before the British parliament by John Stuart Mills in 1868.
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The breakdown of the word: Greek prefix "Dys" meaning Ill, bad, or abnormal. Greek "Topos" meaning place. and "Ou" meaning not
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Characteristics of Dystopia's: Negative or undesirable societies. Dystopia's are seen as dangerous future societies. A culture where the condition of life is extremely bad as from deprivation, oppression, or terror.
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Many Dystopian societies in Literature and Film can be described as a Utopian society with at least one major flaw. A dystopia society dreams of improvement are overshadowed by "ugly consequences of present day behavior"
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Dystopian governments are characterized as: fascism,Bureaucracy, Socialism, Chaos, Anarchy, Totalitarianism,and dictatorship.
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Dystiopian societies often isolate their characters from all contact with nature. Usually these societies are urban.
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Privatization of large corporations is far more controlling than the government in these societies. Often form one mega corporation