The Platonic Elements of “Divergent-” Dystopian Month

Being deeply engrossed in Veronica Roth’s Divergent Trilogy, I find the strong Platonic elements of her text to be far too overt, to simply ignore. One of my favorite literary scholars, John Granger (who often writes about the religious and spiritual elements of series) has a lot of very strong, interesting points about the Platonic elements of…

Dystopian Month on “A Bibliophile’s Reverie” The Hidden Genius of YA Dystopian Fiction- Why these books are not “brainless and inane?”

    For this entire month of November, I’ll be reviewing and spotlighting some of the best,noteworthy titles (just my opinion of the “best,” feel free to disagree,please!!) that I thought were thought-provoking reads! When teens start to show any countercultural, stigma-defying interest in reading, the first reaction from the snobbery caste of the literary…