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What is the meaning of the lesions in the novel Feed?

Essentially, the lesions that the characters get in the novel Feed are the product of the toxic atmosphere that permeates the environment of this dystopian society. In Feed, society is entirely...

Latest answer posted June 23, 2015 7:53 pm UTC

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What do clouds symbolize in the novel Feed by M.T. Anderson?

In the dystopian world presented by M.T. Anderson in Feed, people are consumers first, and human beings a poor second. Nothing is natural in this society; everything had been turned into a...

Latest answer posted December 1, 2018 10:45 am UTC

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What does the feed interlude at the end of the book Feed by M. T. Anderson symbolize?

Anderson’s dystopic world embraces the attractive nature of virtual reality. Titus falls victim to this allure as he refuses the discomfort and distress of actual reality. He submits to the culture...

Latest answer posted May 4, 2014 8:18 pm UTC

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How can Feed by M.T Anderson relate to modern audiences who are reading the novel?

As a dystopian novel, Feed was written with the intention of resonating significantly with current audiences. In Titus's society, two main elements seem to control everything: technology and...

Latest answer posted February 18, 2019 5:46 pm UTC

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How are consumerism and technology related to the loss of identity in Feed?

In order to fully appreciate the insight of this connection, it's important to consider the publication year of Feed: 2002. At this time, Instagram and Snapchat didn't exist; by 2019, they had had...

Latest answer posted March 15, 2020 3:01 am UTC

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What is the tone of the novel Feed by M.T Anderson?

Feed is a dystopian cyberpunk novel by M.T. Anderson which predicts a future in which government corporations directly influence and connect the minds of its citizens through a mental implant. The...

Latest answer posted April 24, 2012 11:54 pm UTC

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Is there a reason behind why Feed by M.T Anderson has an abundance of overwhelming teenage slang and swearing?

Titus and his friends, particularly Marty, use swearing and slang "abundantly," as the writer identifies in the question. In my opinion, Anderson includes this type of verbology to demonstrate...

Latest answer posted March 5, 2013 8:19 pm UTC

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In M.T. Anderson's novel Feed, how are the convictions of the characters shown?

The main characters in Feed are young friends growing up in a world where corporations deliver ads and information directly to the brain. They have developed a major sense of entitlement and...

Latest answer posted April 25, 2012 12:21 am UTC

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How does the character of Titus transform in the novel?

Titus transforms because he becomes more than what he originally is. In the outset of the story, Titus is a product of the world around him. He capitulates to the condition of young people, in...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2014 4:08 pm UTC

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'Feed' by M.T Anderson? What did you think of it? As an example of speculative fiction, how did you go about reading...

I read as much of it as I could endure--which was not much. The answer to "how to go about" reading a book like this is that you must put your moral feelings on hold and supercede your idea of a...

Latest answer posted April 13, 2012 8:36 pm UTC

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What are the personal convictions of M.T Anderson, the author of 'Feed'?What are the personal convictions of M.T...

Feedis a satire. That means Anderson is poking fun at or ridiculing the values the characters hold. From this we can deduce that Anderson personally holds the opposite values. On an individual...

Latest answer posted April 13, 2012 3:37 am UTC

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What modern-day social or cultural inventions, practices, and/or activities are amped up or otherwise elaborated on...

The novel Feed takes place in a future where everyone lives in climate-controlled bubbles and goes to spring break on the moon. Clearly, we do not have such fun technology now, though we do have...

Latest answer posted September 5, 2019 1:21 am UTC

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How is Feed by M.T Anderson an example of a text based on the concept of 'convictions'?

To properly answer this question one must analyze Anderson's dossier and determine whether he, as an individual, is partial to the themes that he presents in Feed. Being that Anderson is still...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2012 2:11 pm UTC

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How does M.T. Anderson display his personal convictions through his novel, Feed?

As an example of dystopian fiction, Feed shows a very anti-corporate theme and ideology. In the future world, the Internet has become a personal implant in every person, delivering a constant...

Latest answer posted April 25, 2012 12:10 am UTC

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What are the convictions of the characters in M.T Anderson's 'Feed'?What are the convictions of the characters in M.T...

One value that Titus and his friends Calista and Link share is that a good time surpasses all else. On annual trips to the moon, they are always fortunate to make their way into college parties...

Latest answer posted April 13, 2012 3:30 am UTC

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