Ex It is a sin to write this It is a sin to think words no others think and to

Ex it is a sin to write this it is a sin to think

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have independent thought. Ex: “It is a sin to write this. It is a sin to think words no others think and to put them down
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upon a paper no others are to see.” (17) 2. The society is an illusion of a perfect utopian world The characters in the story are told that society is equal. Ex: “It is not good to be different from our brothers.” (21) The Dystopian Protagonist 1. Questions the existing social and political systems. Ex: “The Council of Scholars has said that we all know the things which exist and therefore the things which are not known by all do not exist. But we think that the Council of Scholars is blind. The secrets of this earth are not for all men to see, but only for those who will seek them.” (54) 2. Helps the audience recognize the negative aspects of the dystopian world through his/her perspective Ex: “We are six feet tall, and this is a burden, for there are not many men who are six feet tall. Ever have the Teachers and the Leaders pointed to us and frowned and said: ‘There is evil in your bones, Equality 7-2521, for your body has grown beyond the bodies of your brothers.’ But we cannot change our bones not our body.” (18)
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