Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Word Of The Day: DYSTOPIA


dystopia |disˈtōpēə|nounan imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one. The opposite of Utopia .DERIVATIVESdystopian |dəˈstoʊpiən| adjective & nounORIGIN late 18th cent.: from dys- [bad] + Utopia .-----http://www.wimp.com/ethicalimplications/----Reading Examples: "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley Fun Listening Homework: "Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots" by The Flaming Lips :)