Many readers are familiar with suspense novels and thrillers where the protagonists have a specific goal that they want to achieve and must deal with obstacles in their way, look for clues, and fight the bad guys.
Usually, the focus of these kinds of novels is on an individual, their choices, and the consequences of these choices.
A couple of examples of such plots:
Although Dystopian Fiction (also called Speculative Fiction) can include thrillers, it doesn’t have to.
Dystopian Fiction needs to be evaluated as social commentary. It’s often based on current events that seem harmless, imagined as part of an exaggerated trajectory which could one day become dangerous to humanity. It explores not only society and politics as a whole, but often delves deep into human nature and exposes the good and bad qualities of characters facing a new-to-us reality.
Dystopian Fiction deals first with society, then about the individual’s place in it.
A few examples of such plots:
When reading Sābanto, the reader should first focus on the post-war world, the degradation of the quality of living for most people except a few, and the political situation that is developing. It is important to note the sentiments, opinions, and values that people have. Only then can we understand the characters, their fears, goals, and their actions, because they are products of the society they live in.