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Why is Dystopia So Appealing?
DYSTOPIAN NOVELS: HAVE YOU READ ONE LATELY?
The article explores the popularity of dystopian novels among teenagers and young adults. According to the author, the novels appeal to both genders' emotions, typically feature realistic characters, and demonstrate the reality of human struggle. A list and brief summary of several dystopian novels is included, featuring books such as "Unwind" by Neal Shusterman, "The Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins, and "The Maze Runner" by James Dashner.
This article deals with the growing popularity of dystopian novels among U.S. teenagers. According to 15-year-old Ruth Leopold of Maine, the gloomy tales of these books make her feel lucky that she lives a good life with her family and everything she needs. Particular focus is given to the scenarios underlying new dystopian books over the next few years. Kenny Brechner of DDG Booksellers claims that these are books that kids talk about among themselves. Examples of dystopian books are "The Hunger Games" and "Life As We Knew It."
Is Our Society Heading for Dystopia?
Link to another Dystopian LibGuide