Everything you need to understand or teach The Children of Men by P. D. James.
The Children of Men is a dystopian novel, set in a less-than-ideal world of mass infertility. In this setting the reader follows Dr Theodore Faron, a doctor of philosophy and a historian of the Victorian age at Oxford University. Theo leads a solitary life. Even when he was married he was not close to his wife or his daughter. When he joins a group of vigilantes who are standing up to his cousin, the Warden of England, Theo learns how to be passionate, for good or for bad.
The year is 2021 and the human species is dying out because men are infertile. The world has sunk into a depression. In Britain, the masses are appeased by the Warden, Xan Lyppiatt, who maintains the workings of a functional society in a doomed civilization.
Theo is approached by a group of dissidents. They believe Xan is a dictator. They want...
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