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Statement of Inquiry
Statement of inquiry:
Dystopian literature can inspire our exploration of rights, justice, fairness and civic responsibility.
- What are the elements of dystopian literature?
- What is civic responsibility?
- How do authors use dystopian settings to appeal to the reader's sense of justice, fairness and civic responsibility?
- What is the relationship between dystopias and utopias?
- What is the relationship between science fiction and dystopian literature?
- Is fairness a necessity for a peaceful and happy society?
- When can you become a credible political voice? What power do you have as a teenager?
- Does dystopian literature inspire us or make us more cynical about authority and power?
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