1) Complete one of the following tasks (at least 200 words).
– If utopias constitute a kind of “subjective symptom” of those whom Jameson calls “the crackpots and oddballs” what is the purpose or function of a utopian project? Refer to one or both of the texts we’ve studied in your response.
– What does a comparison of More’s and Le Guin’s texts tell us about the genre of utopian fiction? What are the staples of the genre? In terms of both ideas and execution, how do the two compare and which text is more ‘convincing’ and why?
2) Respond thoughtfully to one other post. (100 words)