Results for: Dystopia

What is the definition of dystopia?

  A dystopia is the opposite of a utopia... it is often used in literature to describe a book (usually Science Fiction) about a tragic future that is definitely not ideal. (MORE)

What is an example of a dystopia?

Here are just a few lol :)  The Absent City (La Ciudad Ausente) by Ricardo Piglia   A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr.   Acidity by Nadeem F. Paracha  (MORE)

What is dystopia fiction?

  Dystopian fiction is generally fiction about a world that is attempting to be perfect but contains a fatal flaw. It's the opposite of a utopia. This can take the form of (MORE)

How is I Robot a dystopia?

I suppose no. Issac Asimov wrote it to explain his three laws of  robotics:   A robot may not harm human being.  A robot must obey human being except if it is in contradi (MORE)

Where did the word dystopia come from?

"Dystopia" is a modern word coined to contrast with "utopia" which itself is a modern word. Utopia, meaning "Nowhere" was coined by Thomas More, who cobbled it together from a (MORE)

Any Good YA Dystopia?

James Dashner's book "The Maze Runner" falls into the genre of YA Dystopia. As does "Legend" by Marie Lu and "Uglies" by Scott Westerfeld.