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    How Things Could’ve Been Different In the Dystopian Novel, “1984” by George Orwell, there are multiple assets that changes the lives of many people, in their personality and the ways of how they live. Their way of life is being destroyed due to the iron fist of a godly figure named, “Big Brother”. The methods that are being used, were odd, but at the same time, undignified. In this dystopian “society [,] itself is typically the antagonist; it is society actively working against the protagonist’s aims and desires.” (“Dystopian Fiction: An Introduction” 1). There were many methods that are being messed with, three out of the many important themes would be the public’s, Language , Love, and Technology. Destroying what little of the population's…

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    Dystopian Novels

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    been interested in dystopian novels, I like getting transported into these crazy worlds, where the weak points of our society come out and burst and 1984 is the dystopian novel par excellence. I read both the English and the Italian version, I saw the movie but I did not enjoy it as much as the book. The thing I like the most about George Orwell’s masterpiece is the atmosphere: the very first page of the book drives us into the cold and grey town of London, capital city of what once had been…

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    A dystopian novel is an example of a perfect but oppressed and restricted community in which it is questioned by the protagonist and as a result it has gained great fame in the 21st century. A dystopia is a “bad place” written to frighten the reader and is known as “utopia’s polarized mirror image”. It makes a critique about a current movement, social standard or political system. Dystopian novels have gained great success in the 21st century as part of the Science Fiction subgenre. Many…

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    Lord of the flies, a realistic/dystopian novel written by William Golding follows a group of boys that have been stranded on an island after a horrific airplane crash which killed all adults. The boys are left to survive on their own on an uncharted island, and form a sense of society - however as the novel progresses, the boys will realize that society can be torn apart by the desire and struggle for power. The protagonist, Ralph, is one of the few British schoolboys who survived a chilling…

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    Essay On Dystopian Novels

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    Dystopian novels are a growing popularity in the world. The amount of dystopian novels published has increased dramatically since George Orwell’s 1984 hit the shelves. Two other famous dystopian novels are Lois Lowry’s The Giver and Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games. The Giver was written in 1993 by Lois Lowry and The Hunger Games was written in 2008 by Suzanne Collins. The reason dystopian novels are becoming so popular is because of the appeal to teenagers. Dystopian novels appeal to teenagers…

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    Themes In Dystopian Novels

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    Dystopian fiction is a genre that rises in popularity during the mid 19th century. The term dystopian comes from its counterpart, utopia, which refers to an ‘ideal world.’ Authors of this particular genre expose the faults in what seems to be a utopian society, often written to serve as a political warning in the real world. Settings, themes and authorial purpose are elements that contribute greatly to the allegorical warnings of the novels. Dystopian novels are often set in a futuristic world,…

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    Can one person accurately state what lies in the future? Though people would like to believe so, the future can only be predicted through a person’s opinions and perspectives of the present. Dystopian novelists do an excellent job prophesying the future of a world century in advance, whereas, utopian novels describe an essentially perfect society. They use vivid symbols, compelling word choice, and interesting characters to create a stimulating story. Themes involving technology, corruption,…

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    The setting of the dystopian novel 1984 seems nightmarish and far-fetched. However, in some places the totalitarian rule of Big Brother is reality. In my opinion, the country that most resembles 1984 is North Korea. The society that main character Winston Smith lives in is characterized by overbearing government surveillance and mind-control of the population. Independent thought is completely outlawed, and people are regularly detained and severely punished if there is even the slightest…

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    “A persistent characteristic of mankind is our desire to diminish and control others regardless of the physical and emotional affect.” Explore the truth of this statement in relation to the texts, contexts and values you have studied Humanity’s desire to subdue and control others is inherent, however, persistence will result in degradation of an individuals self-worth and self-respect. George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984 explores the ideas of oligarchical political and control through fear…

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    “Big Brother,” a term used frequently in the 21st Century to express overly surveillent governments that was first coined by George Orwell in his dystopian novel 1984 which expressed dissent towards both the Soviet government and the Nazi regime. In George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984, education is encouraged to rise above ignorance while the dangers of censorship and ignorance are highlighted throughout the text through the actions of the book’s government and citizens, which is why it should…

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