The Two Dystopian Archetypes: Chaos and Order

By David Nova | Deus Nexus

In the last several years, popular culture has been inundated by a deluge of dystopia novels, comic books, films, and televisions shows. I have written about the symbolism in several of these: Captain AmericaThe Giver, and Snowpiercer.

However, dystopian fear is nothing new, merely a resurgent trend from the 1970s that featured such films as: The Planet of the Apes (series), Logan’s Run, Soylent Green, THX 1138, A Clockwork Orange, Death Race, The Omega Man, and Zardoz.

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