A utopia can be defined as an ideal or perfect place or state, or any visionary system of political or social perfection. In literature, it refers to a detailed description of a nation or commonwealth ordered according to a system which the author proposes as a better way of life than any known to exist, a system that could be instituted if the present one could be cancelled and people could start over.
The dystopia, are genres of literature that explore social and political structures. Utopian fiction is the creation of an ideal world, or utopia, as the setting for a novel. Dystopian fiction is the opposite: creation of a nightmare world, or dystopia
Why they reacted so in their son’s death
Because of the handicaps that George has, his reaction to his son's murder is brief, and because of Hazel's "low" intelligence and short attention span, hers is also underwhelming. Their son, Harrison, has been gone for a long time, imprisoned by the Handicapper General and her thugs. So when they see him on television, it is for the first time in months. You would imagine immediate recognition, and joy at seeing him, but, George's recognition is blasted away by a loud sound in his head. After Harrison is shot, George went "into the kitchen for a can of beer." No reaction; the death was probably quickly erased by a loud "handicap" of a distraction in his ear; in the brief span of the story, these handicaps have already happened multiple times, and we realize that George can barely think straight at all, about anything. That includes his son. So, his reaction? Nothing, because the handicap that he has assures he can't dwell on anything or remember it for too long
Hazel has a more... [continues]
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