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10 most hellish societies in dystopian novels

Whether keeping ordinary people terrified through grisly broadcasts, monitoring them with constant surveillance, or zombifying them with dumbed-down media, these dystopian fictions will make you glad to live in the society we have… or make you question if it isn’t one too. 1,401 more words

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“Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you.”

-Louis L’Amour

This quote is perfect for my blog.

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A Renaissance Man: The Art of Fred Marcellino at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, June 30 - October 25, 2015

” I took to books immediately. With record covers I never had much to go on. I never even got to hear the music. Frequently, I wound up illustrating the title of the album, which in many cases was simply the title of the first song. 183 more words

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The Handmaid's Tale

Title: The Handmaid’s Tale

Author: Margaret Atwood

Genre: Dystopian novel, Science Fiction

Year of Release: 1985

Review: Why is it in dystopian novels and films, it more often than not is set in America? 282 more words

The Handmaid's Tale – Chapter 4 Notes

Dialogue

The dialogue between Cora and Rita is recorded without quotation marks though the dialogue between the main character and Ofglen, her walking partner, is. Why? 186 more words

The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale – Chapter 2 Notes

“From a distance it looks like peace” (9)

Women

“Fraternize, means to behave like a brother.” (8)

“folk art, archaic made by women in their spare time, from things that have no further use. 262 more words

The Handmaid's Tale

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“A word after a word after a word is power.”

– Margaret Atwood

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