Dystopia Updated

At the start of the semester I viewed a dystopia as a place consisting of endless suffering for those who were deemed as outcast in society. In this world people were seen as less than human therefore they deserved to be treated as such. Their dystopian world would be filled Continue reading

Defining Dystopias

Dystopias are frightening places that people should avoid. The word “bad” is used to describe a place wherein people are subjugated and have no personal freedom. They are also discriminated against due to their age, IQ, or sex. There are various places in the world that are regarded as more Continue reading

What Does Dystopia Look like?

Imagine a society that’s characterized by Oppression, illness, overcrowding and human misery, that’s my definition of dystopia. Many people say that’s our currently society, but if you take a look at other countries such as North Korea it shows more potently. A while ago, I watch this documentary called “ Continue reading

Dystopia: What is it?

In my version of Dystopia, the definition would be as follows: An illusion of a perfect society where circumstances, persons, and individuality are constantly manipulated. Individuals within Dystopian Societies are made to believe that extreme, inhumane conditions are normal. These individuals are then forced to abide by laws and policies Continue reading


What is Dystopia? Dystopia is a made up (Fictional) society that shows a future with terrible living conditions due to a governmental system controlled by higher class people. The upper-class people and government control the community and the people who live in it and take away their freedom and control Continue reading

The Fall of a Utopia

A dystopia is a nonexistent place or society where people’s ideas or freedoms are restricted for the purpose of maintaining extreme order, usually in a post-traumatic event time period that eventually falls apart. This definition was based on a very limited understanding of dystopian societies based on the early 2010s Continue reading


Merriam-Webster.com defines dystopia as “an imagined world or society in which people lead wretched, dehumanized, fearful lives”. However, my perception of that word is somewhat different. I define dystopia as a place which was once full of life and prosperity has in turn been destroyed causing all life to struggle and Continue reading