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Introduction

This guide is designed to help young adults navigate and explore the world of dystopia as it is represented in the arts.

 

Definition

dystopia
noun  dys·to·pia    \(ˌ)dis-ˈtō-pē-ə\
 
an imaginary place where people lead dehumanized and often fearful lives
 
 from the Greek δυσ- and τόπο
 
 It is translated as "not-good place"
 

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