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American Literature

Young Adult Literature and Dystopia

September 13, 2021

Suzanne Collins’s “The Hunger Games” is a well-written series, complete with a well-thought-out setting, complex characters, and a compelling plot. […]

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American Literature

Octavia Butler and Intersectionality

August 26, 2021

For Octavia Butler’s characters, often, the only way to survive is to adapt. To adapt one’s expectations, one’s worldview, and ultimately, even one’s identity. For Butler, repeatedly, survival is change. […]

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