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Utopia

Summary: If anti-utopia text is seen to be the antithesis of the Utopian text, what relevance does it have within the utopian discourse.
In order to create a utopian text, a person must adhere to the specific conventions designed specifically for this genre. There is a very fine line between utopia and anti-utopian text within the genre. In both texts, these characteristics are based upon real societies, and indirectly criticizing them, creating a society of their own. The author of the text becomes a creator of their own individual `utopia', a world which can exist only in theory, as it is in our very nature as humans to make sure that such a place cannot exist. An anti-utopia text further interrogates this theme, by showing what can happen if we pursue the impossible. As the philosopher-emperor Marcus Aurelius warned, `Never hope to realize Plato's Republic, for who can change the opinions of men"'. Plato's `The Republic', was evidently a text of the unspecified `utopian genre', however exceptionally different due to the...

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