Divergent Fails as a Dystopia (Final)

Part Four: The Government and Conclusions This is a continuation of the first post. The government system of Divergent is vague to say the least. We know it is run by the black-and-white Candor and that… its oppressive? Honestly, I had to look it up in the wiki and if I have to look up…Read more Divergent Fails as a Dystopia (Final)

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How Divergent Fails as a Dystopia (Pt 3)

Part Three: The Power of Choice and Individuality This is a continuation of the first post. In Divergent, everything you do is supposed to be determined by tests. Except it isn’t, because characters are allowed to choose factions, choose who they marry, and what they do in life. Government in The Giver chooses everything for…Read more How Divergent Fails as a Dystopia (Pt 3)

How Divergent Fails as a Dystopia (Pt 2)

The Factions Done Better and How to Cripple Them This is a continuation of the first post. 1984 uses the Brotherhood, a rebellious organization, as a way to create prejudice and focuses the hatred of the populace on them. The government, called The Party, even begins to creates a new national language called Newspeak in…Read more How Divergent Fails as a Dystopia (Pt 2)

How Divergent Fails as a Dystopia (Pt 1)

Dystopian Young Adult Novels have become fad in the past ten years. I have done my best to avoid them, like most fads, but I was convinced to read Divergent. Immediately, nothing in the book made sense, the world was not that interesting, the main character felt bland, and it irked me enough to put…Read more How Divergent Fails as a Dystopia (Pt 1)

Understanding Shepard

I had to write something I will admit it: The Mass Effect series is my favorite game series. It renewed my love of gaming. The entire Bioware line up – Dragon Age and Mass Effect – was amazing and great. I am so much in love with the game, I have been dying to write…Read more Understanding Shepard

Games I Have Unofficially Finished

These games I have finished due to unique circumstances and not just because I lost interest.

Sylph Co.™ Presents: Unique Features of a Pokéball from the Pokéball Manual

This is another assignment from Technical Writing. My teacher begrudgingly accepted it, as I had already finished the first draft by the time I asked her. Enjoy! Nothing is more centric in a Pokémon trainer’s or Pokémon enthusiast’s life than a Pokéball. This device has evolved from the Acorns hollowed out and carved for capturing Pokémon. Now, science…Read more Sylph Co.™ Presents: Unique Features of a Pokéball from the Pokéball Manual