‘The Pedestrian’ by Ray Bradbury, is considered a dystopian fiction because the amount of police has decreased due to the monitoring through the tv. The Pedestrian states, “Ever since a year ago, 2052, the election year, the force had been cut down from three cars to one. Crime was ebbing; there was no need now for the police, save for this one lone car wandering and wandering the empty streets.”This evidence shows that technology is a way to control the people and stop “crimes” from happening.
‘The Pedestrian’ by Ray Bradbury is considered a dystopian fiction because the people are forced to stay in the house and watch television. The Pedestrian states, ” The tombs, ill-lit by television light, where the people sat like the dead, the gray or multicolored lights touching their faces, but never really touching them.” This evidence shows that the people live in a dehumanized state because they have no freedom.
‘The Pedestrian’ by Ray Bradbury is considered a dystopian fiction because individuality is bad. The Pedestrian states, "Where are you taking me?"..."To the Psychiatric Center for Research on Regressive Tendencies." This evidence shows that taking a walk is a “regressive Tendency” because walking at night is against the government rules.