Essay by wazup76197Junior High, 9th gradeA+, October 2014

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Mariah Davis

Have you ever wondered what a dystopian society is like? A government with too much power creates an unpleasant society called a dystopian society. A dystopia is a place where everything is very bad. It is an imaginary place that is as bad as it can get. A dystopia is an unpleasant place that I do not want to live in.

A dystopian society is a place full of to much government power. In George Orwell's story Animal Farm it becomes a dystopian society in Chapter Five. As it says, "At this there was a terrible baying sound outside, and nine enormous dogs came bounding into the barn. They dashed after Snowball, who only sprang from his pace just in time to escape their snapping jaws. In a moment he was out of the door and they were after him. Too amazed and frightened to speak, all the animals crowded through the door to watch the chase. Snowball was racing across the long pasture that led to the road. He was running as only a pig can run, but the dogs were close on his heels. Suddenly he slipped and it seemed certain that they had his. Then he was up again, running faster than ever, then the dogs were gaining on him again. One of them all but closed his jaws on Snowball's tail, but Snowball whisked it free just in time. Then he put on am extra spurt and, with a few inches to spare, slipped through a hole in the hedge and was seen no more." In Ayn Rand's story Anthem it is put in the future and they had to say prayer every night while holding their right had out. It goes like "We are nothing. Mankind is all. By the grace of...