Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's ' Brave New World '

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In his text Brave New World Aldous Huxley imagines a society genetically engineered and socially conditioned to be a fully functioning society where everyone appears to be truly happy. This society is created by each person being assigned a social status from both, much like the caste system in modern society or the social strata applied to everyday society. Huxley shows the issues of class struggle from the Marxist perspective when he writes, “Bokanovky’s process is one of the major instruments of social stability”(Director 7). The director demonstrates that the Bokanovky’s process is a way to control and manage the population much easier. The process consist of creating clones for them to control. This is the process of creating ninety-six embryos out of one cell just by shocking the cell. This process is used to balance the classes in the community to have a Utopian society. Donald Hall in his text Literacy and Cultural Theory writes of Marxism that, “The traditional social structure of classes, within and around texts, is built on the oppression of workers”(Hall 77). Hall explains how aristocracy and bourgeoisie control proletariats in society. Both upper and middle classes take charge of the society because they are more educated and have tons resources than the working class which are the proletariat. Marxism theory of controlling the masses connects to Brave New World when Huxley writes, “They’ll grow up with what the psychologists used to call an instinctive hatred of books and flowers. Reflexes unalterably conditioned”(Director 22). The director has conditioned the babies since birth to hate books and flowers. They’re trying not to let them see the most beautiful and meaningful in life. This c... ... middle of paper ... ...ructure that society has to have social stability. Huxley presents how utopia society works and run. People in BNW are considered a robot for taking instruction from their owners. People obey the rules that the upper people gave them because they find it helpful for them and for society also. Yet, they didn 't know that they are not being a human when they allow the controller to dictate them. Humans have their own identity not others assigning their destiny from birth. Individuals should be the one fulfilling their personality and status in the society. Hall describes how different classes help the production and economy of society. Having higher class makes society be more productive and then the working class gives production for the economy to not go down. Individual should not be contented to status quo if they still have more option to generate their life better
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