The Dystopian Candidate

In 2016, the United States experienced an unprecedented affront to national sensibility. Donald J. Trump, the Dystopian Candidate, splashed on the scene. He was an unexpected and offensive candidate who played the heart strings of bigots across the world. Disgruntled white men who had long been looking for a place Continue reading


Divergent is a movie about a dystopian Chicago. The city has broken into five factions: Abnegation(selfless), Amity(peaceful), Candor(honesty), Erudite(intellectual), and Dauntless(brave). These factions each rule important parts of every day life and straying from these set factions is not welcome. The main character,Beatrice Prior (born into Abnegation), undergoes a coming Continue reading

University of Dystopia

Based on our definition of dystopia, I would say aspects of University life is dystopian. The regulation of both behavior and physical bodies on our campus is what makes this University dystopian. I find that when a University’s administration is out of touch with its students and inconsiderate of their Continue reading

Defining Dystopia

In class we defined Dystopia as “An imaginary or real place whose people may lead a restricted and oppressive existence under some form of authority”.However, this definition doesn’t encompass all aspects of a Dystopian society. To define “Dystopia” you must also consider how the society came to be. The definition Continue reading