Compare/contrast essay of The Giver and The Hunger Games novels focusing on the elements of the utopian/dystopian society and the issue of power of society/government vs power of the individual.

The compare/contrast essay should focus on the common theme of the illusion of utopia in a dystopian society and the issues of social powers (or lack thereof) for young adult protagonists in the books the The Giver by Lois Lowry and The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.Do not give plot summary of the two texts. Assume the reader knows the texts. Simply focus on the various aspects of the society they live in, how and to whom power is given, and why protagonist needs to overcome the society\’s power and control.