Historical Elements of Huxley's Brave New World

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In Aldous Huxley's book Brave New World many themes are about the dark side of this utopia, but this is an allusion to the past. As many significant historical events are drawn up through the book,the director says that "These," he said gravely, "are unpleasant facts, I know it. But then most historical facts are unpleasant." (pg. 24) The director is implying certain evils of communism and Lennon, represented by Leinina. Fascism and Benito Mussolini represented by Benito. These evils are represented, but we also see a very strong connection to Henry Ford and his innovative methods of production Henry Ford is a basis for their religion, his historical ingenuity and ideals are the same values that people of the world live by. His idea of mas producing cars in the assembly line method, can be clearly displayed in the first chapter of the book, “Solved by standard Gammas, unvarying Deltas, uniform Epsilons. Millions of identical twins. The principle of mass production at last applied to biology” (pg.7). Here we are introduced to the impressive ways that this futuristic world runs. We...

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