Informational Essay Assignment. Real-Life Utopias. Assignment Objectives. Conduct research in order to define a utopia and dystopia Apply what you know about dystopian literature and make connections between an established utopia Cite evidence to support your argument
As we’ve learned dystopian literature presents a world of oppressive societal control and the illusion of a perfect society.
This is achieved by various means. Consult dystopian characteristics chart for more ideas.
Now that we’ve read about a dystopia, is it possible for one to exist in real life?
The World State succeeds because the citizens believe they live in a utopia, could we be victims of the same ignorance?
Do real life utopias exist, and are they truly dystopias?
Howard Finster, 1916–2001
Eddie Owens Martin(1908–1986)
Leonard Knight, born 1931
Nek Chand, born 1924
Simon Rodia (1879–1965)
Vollis Simpson, born 1919