Outrage Themes & Motifs

John Sandford and Michele Cook
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Dystopianism

Dystopianism is an important theme in the novel “Outrage” by John Sandford and Michele Cook. 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, all they do is harm people.

In the novel, the dystopian element is brought about by the company Singular, and its alliance with portions of the American and North Korean governments. Singular, a biotech company, originally started out with the goal of providing a better life for people and veterans through replacing failing organs and lost...

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