Dystopian Novels
Dystopian Novels
Stories about big disasters or the end of own society are hardly new. In fact, many Comic books and movies about awful disasters or oppressive societies have become classics.
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Stories about big disasters or the end of own society are hardly new. In fact, many Romance books and movies about awful disasters or oppressive societies have become classics. The topic of these stories could range from a zombie apocalypse to the aftermath of a destructive war. They may describe an oppressive society or the response to a horrific natural disaster. Here's the thing. Most of us really try to remain hopeful that better days lie ahead. Why then, are we still drawn to stories about awful things happening?
These stories are usually, but not always, included in the main genre of science fiction. This may be because these stories usually describe imagined future events or alternative realities. Science fiction does not really seem to be the right category for all of these stories though.
There are probably three general types of stories about bad times.

Dystopian novels usually describe a situation in which society has become oppressive. The most famous dystopian novel is probably Brave New World By Aldus Huxley..
Apocalyptic novels describe some horrific event, opinion like the end of a destructive war or zombie attack. In fact, they gained popularity after World War II, when people started to imagine the world after a nuclear war. They are still popular today, though bombs have been replaced with zombies in a lot of fiction. Novels like The Postman and World War Z are some popular examples.
Disaster stories are usually more contained. They put a smaller group of people in a situation where they have to cope with some man made or natural disaster. The Poseidon Adventure is one popular example. First it was a novel written by Paul Gallico. Then it became a movie, and that movie was remade again a few years ago.

You would think that we have to worry about plenty of our problems today. Why would we want to spend our free time reading about the collapse of society, destructive wars, monster attacks, or natural disasters. If you beloved this short article and you would like to acquire more details about used music cds kindly take a look at the webpage. Why do authors spent their time making up stories like these?
Most of the dystopian classics are still popular, in my opinion, because the author was using this format in order to discuss problems we actually do face today. The author may have just exaggerated a current situation, or he may have picked up on a trend and taken it to a possible conclusion. You may or may not agree with the author's ideas, but you certainly have something to think about.
Apocalyptic stories are different. Maybe we are driving to imagine a world that is less crowded, and where we can function more independently. We do not really want to leave the comfort of our homes to battle zombies or forum scrounge for food. But it may almost appeal to some sense of escaping some of the less pleasant aspects of daily life in order to go out and be a pioneer.
What is the appeal of disaster flicks? Most of of us really want to have our cruise ship overturned by a giant wave. Maybe we get the same thrill from these stories as we do from a good horror flick. We may get a shot of adrenaline and a chance to imagine ourselves as a hero.

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Stories about big disasters or the end of own society are hardly new. In fact, many Comic books and movies about awful disasters or oppressive societies have become classics.

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