Assignment (1) - Submission date April 8 2014 Word count 1553 The world is very different now a day There are changes everywhere Most of those changes

Assignment (1) - Submission date April 8 2014 Word count...

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Submission date: April 8, 2014Word count: 1553The world is very different now a day. There are changes everywhere. Most of those changes are happening because of the technology. It is believed, that the technology improves the
quality of people’s lives. Compared to the past, the standard of living is more improved now because of the technology. Different points of the people’s lives have improved as technology has helped to satisfy their needs in many different fields, such as work, education, medicine and so on.In most of the utopian fictions there is a common belief that the advanced technology will make the quality of life better. Furthermore there is a believe that the government and social conditions are working together to benefit the citizens of the Utopian society in the future, where the technology is always more advanced than in the present. In the utopian fictions, there is a belief that technology will create a perfect society in the future. However, this belief depends on what kind of utopian fiction it is described. Although most readers of utopian fiction have argued that the technology in the utopian societies have role to improve the society, there are some utopias where this is not the case.Yevgeny Zamyatin’s famous novel “We” can be categorized under the category of being one of the first novels to be based upon the industrial revolution disorder.“We” is piece of literature that majorly focuses on the early 20thcentury’s concern about technological predominance, rather than the Russian social structure, disorder and confusion that were taking place during the same period. This novel is one of the first around the world to introduce the concept of Dystopia, how the technological changes of that era are changing the peaceful, law obeying and productive world faster than the historical changes which are slow-going leading Zamyatin and other authors to have an outlook on the future as a “One-State”. Zamyatin’s perception of the “One- State” is far away from the expectable world by the Wall. In this small-insulated world Zamyatin has constructed a civilization sculpted on the basis of
institutionalization and machinery of industry. The main goal of this civilization is to establish “a mathematically infallible happiness”(Zamyatin) as stated in the novel. For this concept to be established freedom must be extinguished. By doing so and by basing the society on “nonfree

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