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Unit 3:

Dystopia

Why do writers create dystopias in literature?


Enduring Understandings of the Unit: 

  • Argumentation is a vehicle for advocating for social change. 
  • Dystopias, despite being exaggerated, are imaginary worlds that provide commentary on the current trends, political systems, or popular culture of modern times. 
  • Regardless of the genre in which they write (fiction or nonfiction), writers use rhetoric to make an argument. 
     

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