This course is designed to make students think about the world in which we live today and how that world may develop in the future.  Dystopian Literature gives us an interesting perspective about what may happen if we allow things like technology to expand and language to constrict.  This course will examine questions such as: Does power always necessarily corrupt?  What makes a person reach his/her breaking point and take action?  What dangers lie in technological advancement?  What dangers lie in ideas?  Etc.