Young Adult Dystopian fiction has extremely close links to both modern and original Science Fiction and could even be considered a subgenre of the broader Sci-Fi genre. This podcast aims to examine Dystopian Young Adult texts, its purpose, its links to science fiction and its criticism of modern social issues, politics and how it adapts these for a younger and more broad audience. By looking at texts such as Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games, Louise O’Neill’s Only Ever Yours and Tahereh Mafi’s Shatter Me we can analyse these issues and apply them to our own modern world, as we can with Science Fiction
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