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1)Why do you think dystopian literature is such a popular trend among today’s young adults?

2)Why do you think fictional utopias always tend to go horribly wrong and become dystopias?

3)Why do you think the fictional survivors of an apocalypse always seem to end up creating dystopian societies?

4) Why/How does the way a fictional dystopia was created affect the possible themes of the story?

5)Why do you think dystopian literature has been so common throughout history?

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  1. Did you notice that 4 of these questions asks what YOU think?

    We're not mind readers so we have no idea what YOU think.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. no but i need some hints so I can answer these questions correctly because honestly our teacher did notreally teach us this lesson...so jiskha is my only hope..therefore please help if you can.

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  3. These websites will give you some information to think about.

    http://libraryschool.campusguides.com/content.php?pid=325261&sid=2662135

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/oct/23/dystopian-fiction

    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/20/magazine/20FOB-WWLN-t.html?_r=0

    http://www.thebooklantern.com/2011/09/jeyn-roberts-on-popularity-of-dystopian.html

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  4. Why/How does the way a fictional dystopia was created affect the possible themes of the story?

    what about this one, this one doesnt have what do you think....you should probably know it...if not you ms.writeacher should..

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  5. Themes often fall into the very broad categories of positive or negative. Do you think themes in a dystopian story are ever positive and happy?

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  6. no?

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