Dystopia In “Utopia”

From a personal point of view, dystopia is an unjust society that is filled with economical, social, and political issues that negatively effects the everyday life of the people that live in that society and ultimately causes division. However, the Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines “dystopia” as “an imagined world or society Continue reading

False Utopia

By definition, a dystopia is “an imagined world or society in which people lead wretched, dehumanized, fearful lives.” Based on my experience with films and books, I would define a dystopia as being a place where citizens have essentially lost all freedoms and are living in a world that has Continue reading

Noncompliance

Dys•to•pia| dis-‘tō-pē-ə noun : a substandard place, system, or nonarbitrary social construct created by governmental entities that is perpetuated by heavy suffering and injustices where only a small few attempt a coup. The reason I define dystopia as being more than just a place rests in that dystopian books I Continue reading

Ignorance Is Bliss

Dystopia is an idea of a society under complete control and power of those inferior to maintain order and peace. When hearing the word “dystopia,” the first thing that comes to mind is the notorious films such as Hunger Games, Divergent, and Maze Runner. These movies capture the terrible living Continue reading