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ENGL 111W Lecture 3: Lecture 3 Utopia Pros & Cons Notes

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Simon Fraser University
Stephen Collis

Thursday, January 19, 2017 Week 3: ENGL112 UtopiaPro Con Notes Lecture 4 CONS OF UTOPIA: 1) DYSTOPIAis considered to be a CON of Utopia. ADystopia is an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a toleration or environmentally degraded one, it is the opposite of a Utopia; which is an imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect. 2) COLONIZATION is considered to be a CON of Utopia. Colonization is the action or process of settling among and establishing control over the indigenous people of the area. It is the action of appropriating a place or domain for ones own use. QUOTE EXAMPLE: When the Utopiaspopulation grows too numerous they move some people to the neighbouring continent and x a colony (87) QUOTE EXAMPLE: If the natives refuse to conform themselves to their laws they drive them out of those bounds which stye mark out for themselves, and use force if they resist (87). 3) PATRIARCHY is considered to be a CON of Utopia.APatriarchy is a system of society or government in which the father or eldest male is head of the family and descent is traced through the male line. It is asylum of society or government in which men hold the power and women are largely excluded from it. It is a society or community organized on patriarchal lies, love for ones country. QUOTE EXAMPLE: The oldest man of every its governor; wives serve their husbands (88). In Utopia, women work, or even ght in war alongside men. Butthey are still on a lower level socially? 4) RESTRICTION ON MOVEMENT OR SURVEILLANCE is considered to be a CON OF UTOPIA. QUOTE EXAMPLE: Such as travel carry with them a passport from the Prince, which both certies the license that is granted fro travelling, and limits theme of their return (93) Those who do not conform to this rule are severely treated QUOTE EXAMPLE: All men live in full view (93). 5) SLAVERY is considered to be a CON of Utopia. QUOTE EXAMPLE: The slaves among them are only such as are condemned to that stat of life for their commission of some crime, or.. such as their merchants condemned to die in those parts to which they trade, whose they sometimes redeem at lower ratesThey are kept at perpetual labour, and are always chained (117) PROS OF UTOPIA: 1) EQUALITY, PLENTY FREEDOM OF RELIGION are considered to be PROS of Utopia. EXAMPLE QUOTE: Because there is no property,there is no inequality, and there is need for only a few laws; every man lives in plenty (67). EXAMPLE QUOTE: From the marketplace fathers take whatsoever he or his family stand in need of, without either paying for it or leaving anything in exchange. there is no reason for giving a denial to any person, since there is such plenty (88). EXAMPLE QUOTE: There are public 1
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