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Golden Son Themes & Motifs

Pierce Brown
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Dystopianism

Dystopianism is an important theme in the novel “Golden Son” by Pierce Brown. Dystopianism involves a government, organization, association, or company, that exercises tremendous or total power and influence in the lives of everyday people, often denying their human and legal rights in the name of the greater good. Those in power will do whatever it takes to retain power, and will do whatever is necessary to secure their own ends. On the surface, those with power have the stated goal of helping the people, but in reality, they are more likely to harm people than help them.

This is certainly the case of the Sovereign, the Senate, and the Society. All of humanity, all across the universe, is divided into Color-coded classes. Each Color has a set role and function in Society, and marriage between the classes is forbidden, punishable by death. While each class...

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