This task is an extension of our Dystopian genre study. This is an opportunity to explore how the unifying elements of the genre are employed across different texts by different authors to form warnings about the future.
This task is an extension of our genre study of the dystopia Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell. This is an opportunity to create your own dystopia, grounded in the socio-political anxieties of our time.
The Dystopia genre has its own grammar – This close reading of the opening page of Nineteen Eighty-Four offers a clear insight into the grammatical means by which George Orwell infused his futuristic vision with an eerie authenticity.
These are the articles we will read in class about some of the historical antecedents to Nineteen Eighty-Four [google-drive-embed url=”https://drive.google.com/a/edutronic.net/file/d/1l_zuOpEAdjqoL2kbVqQwcdIlGp–oM06/preview?usp=drivesdk” title=”Death of truth: when propaganda and ‘alternative facts’ first gripped the world | Media | …