Omelas: Utopian Society

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Utopia society, a society that is perfect in every way. The city of Omelas is described as this fairy tale and magical place. The narrator gives details of the city that has no organized church, they do not engage in war, no guilt and they feel joy through each other’s energy. Then the narrator turns it on the reader to add anything to his or her own fantasy world, so that the reader is able to make a connection to this magical world she is describing. Le Guin, the author, makes a suggestion that will help the reader be more intrigued by the reading, “Perhaps it would be best if you imagined it as your own fancy bids, assuming it will rise to the occasion, for certainly I cannot suit you all.” (Le Guin pp.3) In order for this place to feel

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