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From Orwell to Atwood: 16 Visions of a Dystopian America

  1. 1

    1984

    “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

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  2. 2

    Animal Farm

    “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”

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  3. 3

    The Handmaid’s Tale

    “Don’t let the bastards grind you down.”

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  4. 4

    Brave New World

    “I’d rather be myself,” he said. “Myself and nasty. Not somebody else, however jolly.”

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  5. 5

    The Road

    “You forget what you want to remember, and you remember what you want to forget.”

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  6. 6

    Americana

    “It is so much simpler to bury reality than it is to dispose of dreams”

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  7. 7

    Children Of Men

    “Man is diminished if he lives without knowledge of his past; without hope of a future he becomes a beast.”

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  8. 8

    The Maze Runner

    “If you ain’t scared… you ain’t human.”

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  9. 9

    The Crucible

    “I speak my own sins; I cannot judge another. I have no tongue for it.”

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  10. 10

    The Lorax

    “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”

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  11. 11

    The Iron Heel

    “They, as a class, believed that they alone maintained civilization.”

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  12. 13

    It Can’t Happen Here

    “Every man is a king so long as he has someone to look down on.”

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  13. 14

    Super Sad True Love Story

    “By reading this message you are denying its existence and implying consent.”

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  14. 15

    The Circle

    “First of all, I know it’s all people like you. And that’s what’s so scary. Individually you don’t know what you’re doing collectively.”

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