Dystopian Discrepancies

Within America, we have seen several forms of oppression. The LGBT community, racial minority groups, disabled citizens, and lower class citizens are examples of those who automatically fall victim to the injustices of the society. These groups of citizens are thrown into a dystopian society as soon as their identities Continue reading

The Lion that got its Courage

 After reviewing my pre-production note, Blog Post #3, I have come to realize that my strengths and weaknesses remain. Nevertheless, my strengths have become stronger and my weaknesses have also. I am now able to take a stance from multiple perspectives and thoroughly analyze from those respective perceptions. I am Continue reading

The Hell Labeled “Higher Education”

High School students, with intentions on going to college, complete their senior year in hopes for new beginnings. They hope to learn more about their craft, themselves, make lifetime memories with strangers, gain freedom, and grow (in all senses of the word.) However, no college pamphlet a teenager receives can Continue reading

A Functioning Dystopia (class)

Because I am a visual learner, I would appreciate a bit more visual content in class. This content could include short videos (1 to 2 minutes) of what a dystopia looks like and how it has been portrayed in the real world. For example, short informational videos on the holocaust Continue reading

The DOUBLE AA: Articulate and Analyze

I am an extremely analytical human being. I am always curious about the how and why things occur. Analogies have always been a learning and memory aid for me. I use analogies to make connections with whatever I am attempting to learn. With the combination of these factors, critical analyzations Continue reading

Dystopia: Expounding the BAD & the UGLY

Dystopia was defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “an imagined world or society in which people lead wretched, dehumanized, and fearful lives. My biggest concern with this definition was the word “imagined.” Dystopias, in my opinion, are very much real. People’s daily hardships, oppressed groups specifically, are not imagined. Their Continue reading