Dystopian Literature

This Perfect Day
This Perfect Day
This Perfect Day This Perfect Day is probably Ira Levin\'s greatest work of his career. Levin\'s work, despite being written in 1970, is very plausible having realistic technology, such as scanners and computers which watch over the entire family, the entire population of the world. This novel could be used to show the dangers of a Utopian society as well as being full of anti-Communist and anti-racist sentiment. This Perfect Day also displays the feeling that communist and segregated institutio
Fahrenheit 451 – A Charred Existence
Fahrenheit 451 – A Charred Existence
Fahrenheit 451 – A Charred Existence Imagine living in a world where you are not in control of your own thoughts. Imagine living in a world in which all the great thinkers of the past have been blurred from existence. Imagine living in a world where life no longer involves beauty, but instead a controlled system that the government is capable of manipulating. In Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, such a world is brought to the awareness of the reader through a description of the impacts of censorshi
Human Cloning is Wrong
Human Cloning is Wrong
Human Cloning is Wrong I bet many of you have seen Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Multiplicity, or many of the other movies that describe cloning. Most of what you see in these movies is false. What you don\'t know if that cloning could be dangerous, to the clone and to our society as a whole. It\'s unethical to have a human clone. What about identity? Humans are guaranteed the right to their own personality. What would happen if we overrode those rights by giving them someone else\'s genetic identit
Thesis: Dystopia in Aldous Huxley's Brave New Worl
Thesis: Dystopia in Aldous Huxley's Brave New Worl
Thesis: Dystopia in Aldous Huxley\'s Brave New World It\'s hard to imagine yet somehow so extremely close to us is the possibility of a world of ideal perfection where there is no room or acceptance of individuality. Yet, as we strive towards the growth of technology and improvement of our daily living we come closer to closing the gap between the freedom of emotions, self understanding, and of speech and the devastation of a dystopia. A utopia, or perfect world, gone awry is displayed in Aldous
Kyle Sonza
Kyle Sonza
Kyle Sonza Instructor Cheryl Morris Advanced Placement Literature 27 March, 2017 Essay #5: AP Prompt 1997 The Two Minutes Hate is a ritual observance that is designed to use the collective rage of the people against supposed enemies of the Party to strengthen the Party's position among the people. The ritual serves to unify the people in the observance of the ritual. The Two Minutes Hate also serves the purpose of religious observance by deifying Big Brother. It serves to channel the rage that
Kyle Sonza
Kyle Sonza
Kyle Sonza Instructor Cheryl Morris Advanced Placement Literature March 30, 2017 Essay #4: AP Prompt 2004 In the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four , George Orwell implicitly addresses the question of whether or not we are too reliant on the government . He addresses this question indirectly by investigating an example of a dystopian society in which events marred by propaganda or time. Through his example of the government controlling its citizens, Orwell answers his own question by showing the reader
Kyle Sonza
Kyle Sonza
Kyle Sonza Instructor Cheryl Morris Advanced Placement Literature 17 February, 2017 Essay #2: AP Prompt 1972 In the George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four the first chapter introduces major themes of the work that reoccurs throughout the story. The novel begins with It was a bright day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. This is significant because thirteenth stroke of the clock demonstrates that some occasion or disclosure raises doubt about everything previously accepted. I
2731323942608
2731323942608
2731323942608 REVISION GUIDE GCSE ENGLISH LITERATURE Unit 1: Understanding Prose 50% of GCSE marks. Exam 1 hr 45 mins . THIS BOOKLET: SECTION A: LITERARY HERITAGE. ANIMAL FARM 25% SECTION B : DIFFERENT CULTURES. OF MICE AND MEN 25%. Name ................................................................. .................................. Date of Exam .................................................... ........................... 00 REVISION GUIDE GCSE ENGLISH LITERATURE Unit 1: Understanding Pr