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Fictional Writing in the Context Politics

Fictional Writing in the Context Politics

Fictional Writing in the Context Politics
Fictional Writing in the Context Politics

Fictional Writing in the Context of Politics and Society

This article hopes to explore whether or not fiction can be an important form of moral education, by presenting the

the idea that it can often provide insight into how the world works.

I chose to write this piece because I believe that, as society evolves and becomes more complex, there is a need for

proper education to better navigate the complexities of life. This piece focuses on two main examples:

George Orwell’s 1984 and Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. Our main focus will be on some of the features

of these texts that allow for them to be considered proper education. These features include, but are not limited to,

themes, motifs, and some of the features of these novels that make them similar to religion.

Fictional Writing in the Context of Politics and Society

Fictional Writing in the Context Politics
Fictional Writing in the Context Politics

The reason I chose 1984 and The Handmaid’s Tale is because they both contain highly relevant themes.

These themes include but are not limited to totalitarianism, censorship, feminism, and feminism.

For these reasons, I believe that these examples of fiction can be important forms of moral education.

I chose to write this piece because I believe that, as society evolves and becomes more complex, there is a need for

proper education to better navigates the complexities of life. This piece focuses on two main examples:

George Orwell’s 1984 and Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. Our main focus will be on some of the features

of these texts that allow for them to be considered proper education. These features include, but are not limited to,

themes, motifs, and some of the features of these novels that make them similar to religion.

Fictional Writing in the Context of Politics and Society

The reason I chose 1984 and The Handmaid’s Tale is because they both contain highly relevant themes.

These themes include but are not limited to totalitarianism, censorship, feminism, and feminism.

For these reasons, I believe that these examples of fiction can be important forms of moral education.

I. Orwell and The Handmaid’s Tale: Similarities and Differences

Both George Orwell and Margaret Atwood use dystopian narratives to draw attention to the destruction of

democratic systems and to warn about the potential consequences. They portray a society that suppresses the freedoms

and rights of its citizens, resulting in the ultimate destruction of the system itself. They primarily focus on one main

idea: totalitarianism.

Fictional Writing in the Context of Politics and Society

A well-known dystopian story is George Orwell’s 1984.

community.

Another theme in this particular novel focuses on censorship.

prohibition of any parts of books, films, news, etc.”(Oxford).

characters in the text. Two of these characters are Winston and Julia. They try to overcome the strict censorship

policy by hiding letters from one another.

In another more general example, we can look at how Big Brother censors the actions of the citizens in this society.

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Fictional Writing in the Context of Politics and Society

Another obvious theme in this dystopian world is the concept of morality.

what is right or wrong or desirable or undesirable for people.”(Oxford). In our modern-day society, there are many

However, in 1984, there are no such rules anymore.

This shows how much power one person can have over the lives of people.

This shows that

there are no rights, even for those who do not acknowledge 1984 as being real.

One of the most important themes to notice in this piece is feminism. This concept focuses on the idea that women

like to use big words and have good conversations about political issues.

Fictional Writing in the Context of Politics and Society

This brings us to the main difference between 1984 and The Handmaid’s Tale. In 1984, we can see a clear distinction

why feminism is such a recurring feature of this novel.

II. Concerning Gender and Gender Roles

Gender is one of the most controversial topics in the world today. However, gender roles are a more specific topic that

(Oxford).

debated. However, concerning gender roles, two different aspects are important in this piece of fiction.

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