ELA 10AP-Novel blog
1. The hero in dystopian literature always questions society although he is usually in high-standing within the social system. He often sees what's wrong and tries to change the system. He puts his hope in a group of people who aren't under the complete control of the state. Describe how the "hero" in your novel fits the standard of a dystopian hero.
2. The dystopian stories are often stories about survival, their primary theme is oppression and rebellion. Choose 3 quotes that support one of this theme. Be sure to describe how your quote relates to the theme.
3. Choose one of the following quotes to relate to your novel. Once you have chosen, explain how it relates using details from the novel to support your statements.
a. “Nothing makes me more nervous than people who say, ‘It can’t happen here.’ Anything can happen anywhere, given the right circumstances.” — From a 2015 lecture to West Point cadets
b. “Any novel is hopeful in that it presupposes a reader. It is, actually, a hopeful act just to write anything, really, because you’re assuming that someone will be around to [read] it.”
— From a 2011 interview with The Atlantic