Examples Of Dystopia In The Hunger Games

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In the movie "The Hunger Games" the Capital is a dystopian society. A futuristic, imagined universe in which oppressive societal control and the illusion of a perfect society are maintained through corporate, bureaucratic, technological, moral and totalitarian control is describing the Capital. This society thinks they are doing what is best for their people by keeping them under control the way they believe is right. They believe that these games they play is the way of life and nobody can stop them. The Capital is a dystopian society because citizens conform to uniform expectations, citizens are perceived to be under constant surveillance and last information, independent thought, and freedom are restricted. People do not try to stand out or be different in their districts everyone is the same. Citizens conform to uniform expectations. They wear the same color clothing blues and grays. They are not allowed to be different, but they also do not know how to be different and they do not have that option. They were not shown another way. For example the people who got chosen at the reaping, once they entered the city it was different compared to their districts. The districts are barely…show more content…
In the beginning of the movie at the as everyone is walking toward the reaping center, the body guards dressed in white are constantly watching them to make sure nobody does something unusual. Another time was when Katniss was in the games they kept watching her they set a forest fire to keep her from getting to close to the edge of the dome. Even in the game she is watched because they know now that she is different and they do not like it. Once they win the game Peeta and Katniss are returned back to their district, but the surveillance does not end. Peeta says " What happens now"? And Katniss replies " We try to forget". They will have to go back to their normal lives which seems impossible after what they just came

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