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Re: Dystopian Novels
« Reply #15 on: March 16, 2008, 05:52:50 am »
I never really like dystopian time travel because it always makes a paradox, similer to the grandfather.

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Re: Dystopian Novels
« Reply #16 on: March 16, 2008, 01:33:54 pm »
I heartily reccomend A Clockwork Orange.

If you can get a hold of a copy where you are, as it was banned for a long time.

What's clockwerk orange about?  I recognize the name as one of the option books from English class last year, but I went with Farenheit 451...

...Which I heartly reccomend, even if it get somewhat surreile and hard to follow now and then.


Also, blitzonator, I'm not sure you're on the same track as us.  Dystopian books arn't about time travel.  Not nessacarily anyway.  I mean, I'm usre there are some out there, like the butterfly effect or whatever it's called.
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Re: Dystopian Novels
« Reply #17 on: March 16, 2008, 02:58:23 pm »
I thought the butterfly effect was about two girls who kill their dad for making them child pornstars...


Edit: Wow, see 45 seconds of video and you can turn ignorant as hell. Thanks.

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Re: Dystopian Novels
« Reply #18 on: April 07, 2008, 08:49:43 am »
Finished A Brave New World, loved it. Really, really liked the ending, and thoroughly enjoyed the entire novel. Beautiful, poignant and immensley well-written. Read it now.
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« Reply #19 on: June 11, 2008, 03:53:32 pm »
Doesn't the Giver have communist overtones?

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« Reply #20 on: June 12, 2008, 06:11:37 pm »
I think I figured out why A Clockwork Orange was classified as "banned".

The last chapter of the book was omitted in the US release.

Also, it seems that most of my bookshelf is being filled by Dystopian novels. Not that there is anything wrong with that.

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Re: Dystopian Novels
« Reply #21 on: June 13, 2008, 05:08:01 pm »
It means, sub-conciously at least, your a revolutionary and preparing yourself for the dark days ahead.

Big Brother is watching.

I'm getting Farenheit 451 on Monday.
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« Reply #22 on: June 14, 2008, 02:30:18 pm »
So that is what it means.

Also, Farenheit is very good.

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« Reply #23 on: June 14, 2008, 04:44:04 pm »
It sounds intresting, from what my teacher's said about it.  :)
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« Reply #24 on: June 15, 2008, 04:54:51 am »
One thing though, if you like TV then it might make you slightly angry.

You'll see.

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« Reply #25 on: June 15, 2008, 10:15:53 am »
One thing though, if you like TV then it might make you slightly angry.

You'll see.

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I don't like TV. I hardly watch it. I spend most of my electronics time on the computer.
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« Reply #26 on: June 15, 2008, 01:21:06 pm »
You'll love it then.

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« Reply #27 on: June 15, 2008, 10:34:10 pm »
 :)

Great  ;D
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