Essays about: "dystopian literature"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words dystopian literature.

  1. 1. The Relation Between High-Technology, Human Identity, the Body, and the Dystopian Future Society of Neuromancer

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Bardia Naghinejad Kashani; [2023]
    Keywords : Cyberpunk; Neuromancer; Identity; Technology; Science Fiction; William Gibson; Society; Body; Literature;

    Abstract : We live in a world where not only humans but also any object around us is believed to have agency. A shifting relationship exists between everything, specifically between humans and technology. However, the relationship between humans and technology has become much more complicated in the world of Neuromancer. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Is it a sin against God to be poor?” : Marxist and Pedagogical Perspectives on Oppressive Ideologies in Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower and its Potential for Teaching Critical Thinking.

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Sofia Schalander; [2022]
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    Abstract : In this essay, I have analysed the novel Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler through a Marxist lens to investigate how ideological oppression is depicted through Capitalism and religion. To examine these ideologies, I analysed Lauren Olamina, the first-person narrator and her half-brother, Keith. READ MORE

  3. 3. Government and Power in Young Adult Dystopias

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Hanna Persson; [2022]
    Keywords : literature; young adult literature; YA; dystopian fiction; dystopia; dystopias; dystopian literature; politics; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Dystopian fiction first appeared as a literary genre in the 1870s and has since been known to conduct social criticism of the real world in a futuristic, fictive form. As it has evolved during the 20th century it has grown into a widely researched topic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dystopian Narratives:Testing Qualitative Story Completion Method with Theory from Degrowth

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Michelle Appelros; [2022]
    Keywords : Story Completion; Method; Degrowth; Climate crisis; Decolonization of the Imaginary; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the global north, we seem well informed of the pending climate crisis, but despite criticism of un-sustainability, it seems as if we lack alternatives to eco-modernist solutions. Although not unproblematic, degrowth and other alternatives do exist, but are somehow non-existing in the public debate. READ MORE

  5. 5. Animal Farm, Truth and The Power of Language : Teaching Literature, Logic and Epistemology Together

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Anton Olsson; [2022]
    Keywords : philosophy; EFL; upper secondary school; logical reasoning; critical thinking; George Orwell; Animal Farm; testimonial knowledge; objective and historical truth; fallacies; epistemology; literary themes; the power of language;

    Abstract : Language can create realities, and the totalitarian pigs in George Orwell’s Animal Farm tend to use language in order to control the oppressed animals’ minds and world view. Orwell’s dystopian fable Animal Farm repeatedly deals with manipulative language, and so an analysis of the animal characters’ language may help upper secondary students to understand themes such as the power of language and truth. READ MORE