Storm Thief Themes

Chris Wooding
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Dystopia

Dystopia is a 'structural theme' running underneath the story of The Storm Thief that gives rise to other major themes such as freedom, chance, and trust. Dystopia is a term for a vision of the future which has the exact opposite meaning to a Utopia, as it implies things beings worse then they are now, and not better. The Utopian vision of society and the future states that the future society (often in science fiction stories) is better, wonderful, and all problems have been solved, whereas the Dystopian vision is that the future society has in fact got worse, greater problems have emerged and it is generally more unequal than our own society. Themes of morality, law and order, and an overbearing totalitarian state are very common to dystopian novels, and in this way the novel of The Storm Thief exhibits classic dystopian elements.

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