"CONTEMPORARY YOUNG ADULT DYSTOPIAN FICTION"

Authors

D. Ronald Hadrian (Assistant Professor)
Karpagam Academy of Higher Education, Coimbatore – 641032, Tamilnadu, India.

Abstract

Young Adult fiction has always been looked as a writing that is naïve and predominantly pointed to a particular audience. But in fact, in the rest years the genre has gained recognition on its own. It deals with pressing themes from sexuality to alien invasion. This paper tries to show the current state of contemporary young adult fiction. Climate change, conformity, and alien invasion might be the important themes that is discussed in dystopian young adult Literature. But it must also be understood that all these issues are not far off, and they are true in every manner. Thus, the relevance of dystopian fiction to the present point in literary history is validated. This paper proses to highlight these issues in the contemporary young adult dystopian fiction.