What is unusual about the writing style in this novella? How does it support the story’s content?
The novella is written in the first-person plural, using we/us/our, instead of the first-person singular, using I/me/my. This highlights the complete and utter control the government has over the city’s inhabitants: They control not only the inhabitants’ actions, but also their thoughts. People literally do not have the language to disobey the laws of the government.
What are the rules of this fictional society as we have learned them so far?
The narrator lives in a society that values collectivism and sameness. People are not allowed to spend time alone, nor to...
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