The Giver Novel Genre: Dystopia Utopia Science Fiction

The Giver Novel Genre: Dystopia Utopia Science Fiction

The Giver Novel Genre: Dystopia Utopia Science Fiction Presto Plans Dystopia a fictional society that is in some

important way undesirable or frightening are often characterized by: -dehumanization -totalitarian governments -environmental disaster -decline in society. -technology vs. humanity Presto Plans

Dystopia Dystopian fiction is often used to raise real-world concerns that may become present in the future. For example: - Pollution Poverty

Political Repression Totalitarianism Presto Plans Your Turn! Can you name any other movies, TV shows, or novels that use the dystopia genre? Presto Plans

Utopia utopia is the opposite of a dystopia contains a society possessing highly desirable or perfect qualities Presto Plans Your Turn!

Can you name any other movies, TV shows, or novels that use the utopia genre? Presto Plans Science Fiction genre of fiction dealing with imaginative content such as futuristic settings, futuristic science, and technology its imaginary elements are largely

possible Presto Plans Your Turn! Can you name any other movies, TV shows, or novels that use the science fiction genre? Presto Plans

The Giver The Giver follows conventions from each of these genres. As we are reading, consider which characteristics of a utopia, dystopia, and science fiction are present in this novel. Presto Plans The Giver Post-Reading Genre

Explanation Presto Plans The Giver: Utopia The setting in The Giver reflects a utopian society a perfect world as envisioned by its creators. It has eliminated fear, pain, hunger, illness, conflict, and hatredall things that most of us would like to eliminate in our own society.

Presto Plans The Giver: Dystopia Although this society seems perfect, in order to maintain the peace and order of their society, the citizens of the community have to submit to strict rules governing their behavior, their relationships, and even their language.

Presto Plans The Giver: Dystopia Passions, memories, strong emotions, and pain and conflict are wiped away. While this seems happy and peaceful, the members of this society lack the basic freedoms and pleasures that our own society values which makes it dystopian fiction. Presto Plans

The Giver: Science Fiction The Giver uses some characteristics of the Science Fiction genre. Firstly, it takes place in a futuristic setting. This setting is used by the author to examine social structure and governmental control. While this is set in a futuristic world, its imaginary elements are largely possible. Some futuristic aspects include not being able to see color, medication to stop the stirrings, erasing community members memories, and transferring memories through

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