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Utopia versus Dystopia . Utopia Defined. Any visionary system of political or social perfection; an ideal place from Greek, ou "not" + topos "place" Can you think of any “ideal” places you’ve been to?. Dystopia Defined.

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utopia defined
Utopia Defined
  • Any visionary system of political or social perfection; an ideal place
  • from Greek, ou "not" + topos "place"
  • Can you think of any “ideal” places you’ve been to?
dystopia defined
Dystopia Defined
  • An (imaginary?) place or state in which the condition of life is extremely bad, as from deprivation, oppression, or terror
  • Dys- is a prefix meaning “bad” or “ill”
  • Can you think of any places like this?
utopias and dystopias in the media
Utopias and Dystopias in the Media
  • In the movie “The Matrix”, people live in a DYSTOPIAN society.
  • In the book Homeboyz, Teddy believes he lives in a DYSTOPIAN neighborhood.
  • The society in the movie “Avatar” is a Utopia until it’s corrupted by the soldiers.
hunger games
Hunger Games
  • With a partner, compare District 12 with The Capital. Which place is more like a Utopia and which is more like a Dystopia?
  • Give at least three references from the book to support your claim.