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ROAD 10 & Beyond: Dystopian fiction

Dystopian fiction

Featured Print Resources

Books that became movies

Forrest Library Catalogue

Britannica Online Study Guide - Utopias and dystopias

You may need to sign onto Britannica through the Portal - Library - Encyclopaedias and then open Science fiction article - scroll down to find the Utopias and dystopias section.

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Dystopian short stories

Here are some short story selections for a fan of dystopian fiction with links where available.


Reference Generator

It is important to show your teacher you used a variety of reliable resources. Use the online Reference Generator available through the Portal to create your citations. Make sure you alphabetically sort them afterwards.

A sample bibliography for 3 resources listed on this page would look like:

Dystopian books again sieze power n.d., Good Reads, accessed 14 May 2018, <>.

‚ÄčGolder, D 2015, Dystopia : fantasy art, fiction and the movies, Flame Tree, London.

Science fiction2014, in Encyclopedia Brittanica, accessed 14 May 2018, <>.


Dystopian Fiction Quotes

"Human reason can excuse any evil; that is why it's so important that we don't rely on it."
Veronica Roth (Divergent (Divergent, #1))

"It isn't just brave that she died for me; it is brave that she did it without announcing it, without hesitation, and without appearing to consider another option."
Veronica Roth (Divergent (Divergent, #1))

"You pays your money and you takes your choice."
Aldous Huxley (Brave New World)

"You can't transform a society for the better with violence, Ashala. Only with ideas."
Ambelin Kwaymullina (The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf (The Tribe #1))

"If the Party could thrust its hand into the past and say of this or that event, it never happened—that, surely, was more terrifying than mere torture and death?...But where did that knowledge exist? Only in his consciousness, which in any case must soon be annihilated...'Who controls the past,' ran the Party slogan,'controls the future:who controls the present controls the past.'...All that was needed was a series of victories over your own memory."
George Orwell

"If you don't want a man unhappy politically, don't give him two sides of a question to worry him; give him one. Better yet, give him none. Let him forget that their is such a thing as war. If the government if inefficient, top-heavy, and tax-mad, better it be all those than that people worry over it."
Ray Bradbury (Fahrenheit 451) ll (1984)

"There was something called Christianity."
Aldous Huxley (Brave New World)

"Your emotions are your own business."
Brandon Sanderson