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Discuss Robert Swindells' vision of the future. In how far is his vision based on reality? Could such a vision become reality? In the novel 'Daz 4 Zoe'.

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Discuss Robert Swindells' vision of the future. In how far is his vision based on reality? Could such a vision become reality? The novel 'Daz 4 Zoe' written by Robert Swindells is set in a not so distant future. I will be discussing Robert Swindells' vision and how far from reality it is. Robert Swindells' vision is a pessimistic view of the future society. It is a view of society being divided into rich and poor. 'Daz 4 Zoe' is a young romance showing true love and parent trouble. It also shows how and why they can't be together as they are both from different classes. I will also be discussing my vision of the future. In the novel 'Daz 4 Zoe' Daz is a chippy, which is the poorer community. Daz doesn't live in a normal community he lives in a highly polluted district with mostly abandoned houses and cars for those that can afford them. ...read more.

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Zoe confides in her grandma and tells her that she has fallen for a chippy. As the word gets around Zoe gets visited by DS they say to her You're safe in Silverdale Zoe. Safe and snug. Nothing can touch you. Nothing can hurt you. There are no hassles here. No problems.' Things get worse as Zoe's best friend gets chucked out of Silverdale for being part of an organisation called 'FAIR'. Zoe thinks things can't get worse but then her parents tell her that they are also moving as the DS are watching them so closely it would be a risk to stay in Silverdale (Quote P101) 'So goodbye Tabby, hometown, grandma, Daz. Little Zoe's leaving you cause Daddy knows best. Daddy can't wait to get his little girl away to that nice clean place were the past can't reach and there are no bad influences. Daddy's really looking forward to it. ...read more.

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We live in a socialist government at the moment but I think this might change into a capitalist government. I also think that jobs will be totally jeopardized, as machines will take over human's places. Which means we lose our jobs. Apart from doctors and professional jobs as you have to be able to trust people if there going to operate on you especially if it's a matter of life or death. I think there will be the technology to extend our lives but it will be kept secret as the world is over populated! My final thought is that Swinells' vision is not far from reality. I think Swindells is taking it further than reality. In the day and time we live in you can see smaller versions of this happening. Some boroughs are richer than others and this shows as it is more littered in the poorer areas. I think the world has always had smaller versions of this happening. I think Robert Swindells has a big message in this novel and that is to stick together forever and this won't come true! HOPEFULLY! ...read more.

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