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S: Dystopian Literature & Film

FC: Your Guide to Dystopian Literature and Film

1: What is Dystopian Literature? | Dystopian Literature is often times portrays a futuristic society, controlled by some source of power, and is technologically advanced. Everything seems perfectly fine until someone questions the way things are. Examples of dystopian literature are The Hunger Games, The Giver, The Matrix, Fahrenheit 451, Alice in Wonderland, Lord of the Flies, and The Time Machine.

2: The government controls public individuality by making everyone equal through throughts, knowledge, actions, and their daily life. The Giver by Lois Lowry

3: Robots in the story are able to do anything, even including changing the way a human looks. Technological advancements have changed the humans and their lives. The Matrix by Andy Wachowski

4: At first, it starts as a Utopia, but changes into a dystopia when violence starts to occur on the island. Lord of the Flies by William Golding

5: It's futuristic, but it seems like a Utopia in the future. It's actually a dystopia because society is questioned. The Time Machine by HG Wells

6: The government tells her what she should do, wear, and who she should marry. This is why she escapes into the hole. Alice in Wonderland Movie by Tim Burton

7: The government controls everything and if the society does not abide by the rules, then they would be publicly executed, humiliated, or beaten. The Hunger Games by Suzanna Collins

8: Live to Skate | It addresses censorship among mass media and it covers futuristic society in which information is limited. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

9: Has a futuristic setting of a space ship. A utopia turns into dystopia when people realize they have no freedom. Across the Universe by Beth Revis

10: The animals join together to create a system of government that regulates the other animals. Creation of a utopia fails, leading to a dystopia. Animal Farm by George Orwell

11: Society is based on the use of technology and robots to aide humans. I, Robot Directed by Alex Proyas

12: Everyone can hear each other's thoughts. Everything is under surveillance and silence is not allowed. The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

13: Technology has the capabilities to enter the human mind. Inception Directed by Christopher Nolan

14: Set in a futuristic time period, involves an alien invasion and a fight for survival. The Host by Stephenie Meyer

15: Everything in society is done by a computer, until one day someone rebels against society. Awaken by Katie Kacvinsky

16: Futuristic movie, the planet is invaded by aliens. War of the Worlds Directed by: Steven Spielberg

17: Dystopian Literature | Set in the year 1954 , a man is supposedly investigating a murderess who escaped from a mental facility for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding nearby but as the story unfolds he is actually a patient at the mental facility himself but because of his condition everyone there plays a part in the made up story . Shutter Island Directed by: Martin Scorsese

18: Fahrenheit 451 was a dystopian novel for many reasons. It had several dystopian characteristics such as advancements in technology, run by a government that bans citizens from gaining

19: knowledge. and even a futuristic society. Montag had questioned something in society, which changed everything through out. The novels listed have several dystopian characteristics as well.

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  • Title: Dystopian Literature
  • Guide to Dystopian Literature. Ms. Platt, 4th Period, Honors English I Baili Byrd, Paige Durham, Sabrina Houghton, Dominic Delfidio, Ryan Schmidt, Krista Beaudry, Alaina Rhett, Khalia Muhammad, Tanesha Williams, and Briemma Wilson.
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