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What is a dystopia?. An imaginary place in which everything is unpleasant, usually as a result of oppressive control and/or environmental degradation. Criticizes current trends, societal norms, and/or political systems through the use of exaggerated worst - case scenarios.

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what is a dystopia
What is a dystopia?
  • An imaginary place in which everything is unpleasant, usually as a result of oppressivecontroland/orenvironmentaldegradation.
  • Criticizes current trends, societal norms, and/or political systems through the use of exaggeratedworst-case scenarios.
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Characteristics of a Dystopia

  • Leaders attempt to maintain the illusionof aperfectsociety through control. Propagandais often used.
  • Information, independent thought, and freedoms are restricted.
  • A leader, figurehead, or concept is worshipped.
  • Citizens are under constantsurveillance.
  • Most citizens have a fear of the outsideworld.
  • The naturalworld is distrustedin favor of man-made goods. Futuristic technologies are often prominent.
  • Citizens conform to uniformexpectations. Individualityand dissent are bad and often lead to trouble.
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Dystopian Protagonist

  • Often feels trapped;strugglesto escape
  • Questionsexisting social and political systems
  • Believes something is wrong with the society and its rules
  • Naturally curiousand adventurous.
  • Helps audience recognize negativeaspects of society
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Types of Dystopian Control

Minority Report (book & film)

Running Man (book & film)

V for Vendetta (book & film)

The Lorax(book & film)

Wall-E (film)

One or more large companies use

Corporate

products, mediaand/or ads

Hunger Games (book & film)

The Giver (book & film*)

City of Ember (book & film)

Anthem (book)

Brazil (film)

Divergent

Mindless governments use

Bureaucratic

regulations, red tape,& incompetent officials

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Types of Dystopian Control

The Matrix (film)

The Terminator (film)

I, Robot (book & film)

Divergent (book & film)

Gattaca(film)

Feed (book)

Technology such as

computers,robots, and/or other scientific means are used to maintain order and control

Technological

City of Bones (book & film)

Brave New World (book)

The Handmaid’s Tale (book & film)

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (book)/Blade Runner (film)

A philosophical or religious ideology is enforced by

Philosophical/

religious

a dictatorshipor theocratic government