Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Themes & Motifs

David Shafer
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Dystopianism

Dystopianism is an important theme in the novel “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” by Dave Shafer. 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.

The Committee represents such a dystopian power that is ascending to take control, but has not yet done so. It is estimated that they are some five or ten years away from truly taking control to the extent that they want, but they are nearer than ever to seizing power. The...

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