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

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

Definition

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

Corrupt Society

Dystopia, to me, would be defined as a corrupt society under social injustices, oppression, dehumanization, and a totalitarian way of government. As seen in books and movies categorized as dystopian like The Hunger Games, Divergent, and 1984, dystopian worlds are shown as ‘post-apocalyptic’ worlds in which Big Brother is controlling Continue reading