[Part 3] Introducing Generation Dystopic

The third foray into the dystopic is courtesy of Tris Prior and her contemporaries in the Divergent series. Based on Veronica Roth’s trilogy, Divergent was released in March 2014, with the second film in the series, Insurgent, hitting screens in March 2014. In true Hollywood style, the third book is being split into two parts,... Continue Reading →

[Part 2] Introducing Generation Dystopic

Hot on the heels of The Hunger Games and its sequel, Catching Fire, was The Maze Runner, released in 2014. The second film in the trilogy, The Scorch Trials, was released in 2015, with the final film, The Death Cure, slated for December 2017. While I can’t yet comment on the final film, The Maze... Continue Reading →

[Part 1] Introducing Generation Dystopic

If the likes of young-adult (YA) fiction authors Suzanne Collins, James Dashner and Veronica Roth are to be believed, we are heading for a distinctively dystopic future. Their post-apocalyptic visions in the acclaimed series ‘The Hunger Games’, ‘The Maze Runner’ and ‘Divergent’ reveal new societies that have risen from the ashes of the old, seemingly... Continue Reading →

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