We are learning about dystopian societies in my English 2, and I learned that dystopian societies have government control, meaning the government watches their citizens closely. Also, in dystopian societies there is a loss of individualism. Are these things in Harry Potter? Is there textual evidence for the Wizarding World being a dystopian society?

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    This really depends on the definition of dystopia. How much government-watching is required for "government control"? How much loss of individualism is required for "loss of individualism"? These things can be present in non-dystopian societies, and may not be fully present in all dystopian societies. It's a sliding scale, and there are lots of ways to be dystopian
    – bobble
    Mar 11 '21 at 18:29

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