what is your favorite dystopia and why? being a simple person, i do love words. they convey...
images, feelings, thoughts, and i think that is why i love to write, and like a kid with a new toy, i learned a new word... so i would love your answers... but, if the message is sent ant the reciever lacks the understanding, i would think that there is no communication. I bet some wars started out that way. take care and thankyou for your time and consideration, newby at the site, second class, meow48.
I like a lot of dystopian literature, Brave New World, 1984, I have seen Animal Farm included in dystopian literature but I believe it to be a political commentary on Stalinist Russia, sorry, got off the point, Neuromancer, Mona Lisa Overdrive, Count Zero, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep....
If pushed, I would, probably, go for Neuromancer, but then I would change my mind. Why have I plumped for that over the other excellent literature there, difficult question, pace, tension, action, characterisation, well drawn story. Why do some people like Mills and Boon romances and others like Tolstoy?
thankyou for your answer, mickS! 1984 seems to be one of mine, due to all the prophetic attributes it had in reflecting the society we have today. So l guess it is my favorite due to giving off the feeling of the most real.
America today. I cannot imagine more dystopian society than the one where the people do not realize what's going on.
You guys here talk about 1984 but do you recall how it ends?
"He gazed up at the enormous face (BB). Forty years it had taken him to learn what kind of smile was hidden beneath the dark mustache. O cruel, needless misunderstanding! O stubborn, self-willed exile from the loving breasts! Two ginscented tears trickled down the sides of his nose. But it was all right, everything was all right, the struggle was finished. He had won the victory over himself. He loved Big Brother."
And now look around and see frightening number of people loving politicians in this country. Yes, the Boiled Frog syndrome at its best.
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