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Attack on Titan and The Hunger Games: Dystopias with an Orwellian Foundation

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dc.contributor.advisor Maude, Kathryn Hemadeh, Ruba 2023-01-24T09:22:51Z 2023-01-24T09:22:51Z 2023-01-24 2023-01-24
dc.description.abstract Dystopia as a genre has gained the attention of literary scholars as many dystopian works have been analyzed for the elements, reflections, and sociopolitical critiques they carry. 1984 is a popular dystopia, written by George Orwell, which became the stepping stone for other dystopian works. Among these works are The Hunger Games trilogy, by Suzanne Collins, and Attack on Titan, by Hajime Isayama. In this thesis, I explored both texts in the light of 1984, and it became evident that they follow the patterns and integrate elements from the Orwellian dystopia. Then, I explored the character development in all three works, and it showed how the literary medium, the style of the author, and the purpose of the character affect the method and depth of development.
dc.language.iso en
dc.subject Dystopia
dc.subject Manga
dc.subject Attack on Titan
dc.subject The Hunger Games
dc.subject 1984
dc.title Attack on Titan and The Hunger Games: Dystopias with an Orwellian Foundation
dc.type Thesis
dc.contributor.department Department of English
dc.contributor.faculty Faculty of Arts and Sciences
dc.contributor.commembers Currell, David MA in English Literature
dc.contributor.AUBidnumber 201205016

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