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Through the effects of revolutions, natural disaster and just the mere greediness of corporations and government personnels in power, creates a futuristic world of exaggerated control within dystopian literacy. Its world is usually positioned in an apocalyptic setting or hidden under utopian world, generally due to the cause of war, revolutions or natural disasters. Powerful, rebellious and influential protagonists are depicted throughout the text within dystopian literatures as evident in their personality traits, the environment of different dystopian societies and...
Curiosity Many famous speakers have talked about curiosity, some call it the spark that leads to the fire, while others say curiosity is dangerous shown in the phrase, ‘curiosity killed the cat’. In many ways, curiosity is a coping mechanism. A curious individual is more capable of handling unwanted emotions or thoughts, as they are simply the start to questions and new discoveries. A curious person is also more likely to seek out the new, and is more accepting of...
Does innocence lead people to danger? In “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?,” Joyce Carol Oates identifies the tendencies of young people going through the process of adolescence. Teenagers assert independence, try to find their own individuality, insist that they are capable of making decisions by themselves, and think that they can already run their own lives. Actually, confusions and curiosities reign during this stage. Hence, they attempt to do at-risk actions and try the unknown. In the...
I glared bitterly at the intricate but bold murals of ancient scriptures which dawned the ceilings of the dark hued church I was forced to be in, but at the same time transfixed by the way the reds, greens, and yellows of the dented stained glass windows playfully clashed against the serene blue-lighted water of the baptism pool in the middle of the House of Prayer. It was beautiful, and I was in awe, but I felt like an outcast,...