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American Literature

Young Adult Literature and Dystopia

September 13, 2021

Suzanne Collins’s “The Hunger Games” is a well-written series, complete with a well-thought-out setting, complex characters, and a compelling plot. […]

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Margaret Atwood and Ustopia

September 1, 2021

Margaret Atwood strongly believes in the power of narrative. We write stories and they matter. To Atwood, they matter maybe more than anything else we do since they’re what we leave behind. […]

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Margaret Atwood‘s “The Handmaid’s Tale”

August 31, 2021

Atwood provides an analysis of power in “The Handmaid’s Tale” that is nuanced and complicated. She suggests that it’s very hard for someone who holds power to accurately assess how that power functions. […]

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