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The Drowned World | Study Guide

J.G. Ballard

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Overview

Author

J.G. Ballard

Year Published

1962

Type

Novel

Genre

Dystopian

Perspective and Narrator

The Drowned World is narrated by a third-person omniscient narrator.

Tense

The Drowned World is narrated in the past tense.

About the Title

The title The Drowned World refers to a dystopian future in which warming temperatures have contributed to rising sea levels that have flooded many cities and towns, changing the world's topography. Most buildings have been submerged, and heat has contributed to a spreading jungle that hosts giant reptiles.

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