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8 Weirdly Specific Things That Happen in Every Dystopian Novel

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The adults are useless.

Legally I’m an adult, and I’m utterly useless, so I understand why it’s mostly the youth who are leading revolutions in The Hunger Games, Divergent, Uglies, The Host, and The Maze Runner

In fact, maybe the reason that 1984 and Brave New World end the way they do is because there aren’t any teens around staging uprisings and leading society to a better tomorrow.

Topics: Books
Tags: harry potter, 1984, the hunger games, the maze runner, dystopian fiction, hunger games, the host, the giver, fahrenheit 451, divergent, tropes, dystopian ya, literary tropes, dystopian literature, things are capitalized so you know they're important

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