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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- ... A minor character not as fully developed as the other three was Helmholtz Watson who shares Bernard 's hatred of the World State. Helmholtz shared with Bernard the "knowledge that they were individuals" and Helmholtz was always "interested in something more" (4.2.15). Helmholtz feels all too comfortable in his caste and believes there is more to belonging somewhere. In this case him and Bernard are opposites, but they both share a hatred of the World State. Helmholtz is also a foil to John because of a cultural gap....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley]

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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

- Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World introduces us to a futuristic technological world where monogamy is shunned, science is used in order to maintain stability, and society is divided by 5 castes consisting of alphas(highest), betas, gammas, deltas, and epsilons(lowest). In the Brave New World, the author demonstrates how society mandates people’s beliefs using many characters throughout the novel. John, a savage, has never been able to fit in society. Moving through two contradicting societies, John is unable to adapt to the major differences of the civilized society due to the different ways upon how it is conducted....   [tags: Aldous Huxley, Brave New World]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- Within the book, Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley, the author critiques his society in a way that can be seen throughout events in the book. Aldous specifically analyzes the idea of an individual throughout the book from hypnoaedic lessons, the adventure through the reserves idea of an individual, and mindless happiness to along with the frustrations of John the Savage. To begin with hypnoaedic lessons, young children are taught the values of society while sleeping. One of the main lessons taught throughout the hypnoaedic refers to the identity as useless, and the society as the most important figure....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Huxley family]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- ... Linda yearned for that happiness when soma couldn’t provide that for her, it goes for John. He desperately did not want to end up like his mother so he felt the only way his problems or to may be what he thought could make him happy would be to end his life. Yet, it is a well-known fact suicide is not the answer nor will it solve anything. I agree with Aldous Huxley when it comes to these characters were each expecting to pursue happiness, the image of the way Huxley fabricate on each of these individual characters to indicate to his readers in his novel “Brave new world” is evidence of childhood innocence that has been lost....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Huxley family]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- In “Brave New World” published in 1932, author Aldous Huxley manifest his conception over modern society. Brave New World begins at Central London with a rare introduction of new students into a fertilizing room, as the tour continues characters start revealing their identity. Bernard an alpha-plus who at first seems to be the hero of the novel for his character and his different point of view to their situation. Compared to lenina who is in charge of the fertilizing room attracted by bernard but in love with John....   [tags: Aldous Huxley, Brave New World, Huxley family]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- ... Another aspect of their genetic technology is the Bokanovsky process, creating ninety-six embryos out of eight. During this process the embryo will begin to bud, then proliferate, then divide. This technical process takes away a child’s possibility to connect with its mother, and its opportunity to form bonds with any type of family. Family and its ideas and language are obsolete due to this genetic engineering and preconditioning. People are encouraged not to form close bonds with anyone else through promiscuity, further ensuring that no bonds are made....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Huxley family]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- ... take school for example, all 1500 students in this school have the same rules to follow, you’re not supposed to leave the school except for some people, not going to name anyone who do tend to break these rules causing instability in school care. None of these students or people are happy stuck in a sugar coated jail and you would think that once you leave school or go home, you have some freedom to go out on a walk or to explore the world and suburb you live in no, you thought wrong, remind you of any place (hinting at the book)....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Huxley family]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- By looking at Brave New World, one can see that Aldous Huxley included the themes of fundamentals and universal ideas, because he’s superficial and always thinks about society and the future of our society. Aldous Huxley was an author born July 26, 1894, in the village of Godalming, Surrey, England. Aldous Huxley is the third son of Leonard Huxley, a writer, editor, and teacher, Young Aldous Huxley, grew up in a family of well-connected, well-known writers, scientist, and educators. Aldous Huxley grew up in an atmosphere on which thought on science, religion, and education informed and even dominated family life....   [tags: Aldous Huxley, Brave New World, Science fiction]

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Analysis of Aldous Huxley's A Brave New World

- As the story begins, Savage is attempting to free the Deltas by freeing them of their drug addiction. To Savage freedom includes the ability to make rational decisions but the Deltas have no ability to rationalize due to their genetic make-up. As Savage is throwing a way the drugs one of his friends, an Alpha who is capable of reason, approaches him but is stopped by reason. Reason prevents him from helping his friend due to indecision and the inability to calculate the action that will create the best outcome....   [tags: aldous huxley]

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The Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- ... “Ninety-six identical twins working ninety-six identical machines!” The voice was almost tremulous with enthusiasm. “You really know where you are. For the first time in history.” He quoted the planetary motto. “Community, Identity, Stability.” Grand words. “If we could bokanovskify indefinitely the whole problem would be solved.” Solved by standard Gammas, unvarying Deltas, uniform Epsilons. Millions of identical twins. The principle of mass production at last applied to biology. In this passage, Aldous Huxley writes about individuality and its relationship to science and technology....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Dystopia]

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`` Brave New World `` By Aldous Huxley

- The twentieth century was filled with a wide variety of classic dystopian novels, most of which have been analyzed and put into perspective comparatively with modern society. Literature focusing on different societies became widely popular, and many people currently question the validity of the writing. In the novel, “Brave New World,” the author, Aldous Huxley, creates a society where stability is the most important material to create a perfect world. The story follows two main characters, beginning with Bernard Marx, an upper-class man who is constantly ridiculed because of how he looks....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Dystopia]

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The Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- Happiness is a trait that has definitely lost its true meaning due to superficial, materialistic extravagances. Society today has created an image of what happiness entails, and now there are many different ways to try to achieve that image. However, the question then becomes: is happiness, as a result of things like sex, drugs, consumption, real happiness. Is it better to feel fake happiness than to experience the drudgeries that come with living a sober life. In the novel, Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley, the whole society is built off of a precedent of fake happiness....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Human sexuality]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- The future is a star, shining bright and hopeful. Welcoming everyone with the promise of a better tomorrow. The world is joyous for tomorrow is a new day. However, that glimmering star can only shine for so long before it dims and the mask of hope lifts. This is exactly what happens in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World the future is grand and everyone is happy, or so everyone has been told. Critic Dawn B. Sova explains that Brave New World “depicts an orderly society in which scientifically sophisticated genetics and pharmacology combine to produce a perfectly controlled population whose entire existence is dedicated to maintaining the stability of society”....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- ... At the beginning of Brave New World, we are introduced to a Bokanovsky group of Deltas who are going to be conditioned to dislike flowers and books. The nurses on duty utilize a shrieking siren and electric shocks to scare the babies away from these things. Also, science has provided hypnopædia, the process by which ideas can be implanted in the brain during sleep, which can "bring home…more complex courses of behavior" by utilizing "words without reason" (Huxley 28). These processes take away all individuality and reduce life to nothing more than mere existence....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- ... Quasimodo is severely deformed, and he rarely comes out from the cathedral because people shun him for his appearance. Quasimodo does, though, come out during the Festival of Fools and is proclaimed the Pope of Fools due to his hideousness. When John announces that the Director is his father, the whole Fertilizing Room breaks into a hysterical laughter (Huxley pg. 102). Both John and Quasimodo are spectacles of humiliation and disgust. Both characters also have gallant hearts beneath what others see as a grotesque exterior....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Love, Island]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- Many people, especially those living in democratic regions of the world, perceive themselves as fundamentally free, as they are able to make their own choices. In Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, most of the citizens of the World State are considered to lack this kind of freedom. Unlike the citizens of the World State, John the Savage is presented as one of the flawed characters we are able to relate to. Consequently, by contrasting those around him, he is presented as a free character. However, the actual freedom of his choice is limited by the factors in his environment that shape his personality....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- On December 1st, 1955 Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white man. As an African-American Civil Rights activist, she fought for freedom and equal rights. Parks and numerous others risked their safety, jobs, and lives to gain the equal rights of today’s society. Imagine if the rights, which activists fought steadfastly to acquire, were taken away. Teaching the history of how the world was shaped to its present state ensures the people of today’s world do not make the same mistakes. In Brave New World the past is not common knowledge....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- It seems the goal of most individuals in life is to find purpose, overcome obstacles, and be as happy as possible each and every day. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley introduces a new theory on happiness: that happiness cannot exist while human minds are subjected to the truth. Similar to the phrase ignorance is bliss, the main theme throughout the novel is that happiness and truth cannot coexist properly in a society. While happiness is the ultimate goal of the utopian society depicted in Brave New World, it does not come without a price: denial of realities, and the freedom to make individual choices....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Island, Dystopia]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- ‘Brave New World’ by Aldous Huxley is a science-fiction book in which people live in a futuristic society and a place called the World State. In ‘Brave New World’, Aldous Huxley used the idea of consumerism to describe the behaviors and lives of the citizens of the World State. The practice of consumerism by the people of the World State fulfilled their satisfactory and happiness. However, it also blinded purity and truth among its people. Different classes and different genders of people practiced different acts of consumerism such as consuming soma, technology and bodies....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- ... By knowing how many people will live in their country they can prepare their resources so no one is left out or excluded from anything and everyone is equally as important in their society which benefits the people in World State and those running it. Everyone in The World State plays a role in their society that is beneficial to them because it balances out their society, no one is left out, and everyone is content with that. Happiness is seen as progress in this novel; they make people believe they are happy even if they 're absolutely miserable....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- ... It goes as “They were flying over six kilometre zone of park-land that separated central London from its first ring of satellite suburbs” (Huxley 62). As the technology has grown in the book it has benefited society in many ways, but does have some change that people can find weird the book highlights with it by saying “Try to imagine what living with one 's family” (Huxley 36). The saying show how to them in the book the word family and meaning behind it is totally strange and taboo. If you think about it, it makes sense with a single fertile egg making seventy- two others their couldn’t really be families and in the book they don’t really want them....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Science fiction]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- Imagine a world where everything is controlled by the government. Imagine a world where science, literature, religion, and even family, do not exist. Imagine a world where citizens are conditioned to accept this. This is exactly how the world is portrayed in Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. The focus of the World State is on society as a whole rather than on individuals. Some characters from the novel have a harder time accepting the conditioning. Through these characters, we learn the true cost of a government-dominated society....   [tags: Brave New World, Island, Aldous Huxley]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- The novel, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, starts off in the Central London Hatching Conditioning Centre where we meet the Director of the Hatchery. The first part of the book focuses on the Bokanovasky and Podsnap Processes and how the embryos are produced in a factory-like setting with a conveyer belt that carries cloned embryos through the building that will soon be conditioned depending on their categories. There are 5 categories that go in descending order: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, or Epsilon....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- ... Lenina feels conflicted in what to think, which is clearly shown when Bernard takes her out to look at the vast, empty ocean at night while on their date. Bernard tells her that he brought her out because he thought that in an empty space without distractions they could me more “together,” but Lenina firmly responds “‘I don’t understand anything,’ she said with decision, determined to preserve her incomprehension intact” (92). Lenina makes a conscious decision not to think against what she has been taught....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- “Brave New World” is a novel that was written in 1931 about the future. In the novel it is taken place at a Savage Reservation in New Mexico. The timing that this is written is 2540 A.D. referred to in the novel as 632 years “After Ford,” meaning 632 years after the production of the first Model T car. The point of view of the novel is in the third person, primarily from the point of view of Bernard or John but also from the point of view of Lenina, Helmholtz Watson, and Mustapha Mond. The theme of “Brave New World” is the use of technology to control society, the incompatibility of happiness and truth, the dangers of an all-powerful state....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- A parent conditions a child into the adult they want them to be. This same ideology is present in the novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. The children are trained to respond to certain stimuli in their daily lives. However, the training transforms the children into mindless drones who fall in love with soma and sex. In this novel, Lenina, a nineteen year old, female, Beta caste, struggles with the concept of individuality because she has been trained to be a part of the larger group rather than to focus on herself as an individual....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- Brave New World is a novel that revolves around a utopian society called the World State. The society is meant to be seen as a perfect world where everyone 's needs can be satisfied and the goal is to maintain an overall happy nation where people are content with their current position in their society However, this can be seen as ironic for various reasons including that this society is far from what many consider to be a perfect one. The World State contrasts to our current society in many ways, yet, it also compares to it in separate aspects....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- ... This leads to 1984 portraying a more extreme outlook into the future, and the potential evils of dictatorship. Orwell could see that the world was on the brink of the Cold War, portraying an external dictatorship ruling over, and the world always partaking in a war. On the other hand, Aldous Huxley had written his book in 1932, in the midst of the Great Depression and after World War I, and during a time when science and technology were on the cutting edge with a sense of hope for the future....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, World War II]

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Aldous Huxley : An Intellectual Writer Of The Highest Class

- ... (somaweb.org) His life was very difficult from a young age. When he was young his mother was his teacher until she died from cancer. In 1911, He was attending a very prestigious school named Eton. He was also diagnosed with keratitis, which left him almost blind. In 1914 his older brother Noel Trevelyan Huxley, committed suicide. At the age of 17 he was forced out of school. He decided to volunteer to join the army, but because of his Keratitis Punctata, he was rejected on health grounds. Later he was able to attend oxford and receive a degree in English literature....   [tags: Aldous Huxley, Brave New World, Huxley family]

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Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's ' Brave New World '

- ... Lenina is alike Linda, she is shocked and repulsed by the reserve, their ways of life, customs, and ideals. She continuously repeats the phrases she was conditioned to believe in sleep during decades and longs for her soma. Another similarity the two women share is their connection with John and their struggle to show affection. John obviously shows a strong interest in Lenina, although she does not retort mutual affection for him; she is unable to express such passions. Lenina does not know how to show affection and how to express feelings; she lives in a society of which represses such emotions....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Huxley family]

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Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's ' Brave New World '

- ... Lenina is alike Linda, she is shocked and repulsed by the reserve, their ways of life, customs, and ideals. She continuously repeats the phrases she was conditioned to believe in sleep during decades and longs for her soma. Another similarity the two women share is their connection with John and their struggle to show affection. John obviously shows a strong interest in Lenina, although she does not retort mutual affection for him; she is unable to express such passions. Lenina does not know how to show affection and how to express feelings; she lives in a society of which represses such emotions....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Huxley family]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- ... The differences between the two drugs are that “soma flattens and attenuates human experience, moksha enhances and enlightens it,” which makes some wonder what it means to be “truly human.” Throughout all of his works, Huxley was aware that “techno science, especially biomedical science, could fundamentally alter these aspects of life” (Briggle). Despite Huxley’s many works criticizing these new developments in science and technology, Huxley was “not opposed” to it. His message is that “these developments must be guided by moral inquiry and held to the standards of individual dignity and enlightenment as well as social sanity and peace” (Briggle)....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Huxley family]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- ... In a way this relates to society because being conditioned is essentially being genetically modified. In the article “Fertility doctor will let parents build their own baby” written by Gigi stone, Dr. Jeffrey Steinberg said that he, “has already helped thousands of couples choose their child 's gender at his fertility institutes...Within six months, he says, the clinic will offer a new service: allowing couples to select the physical traits of their babies. Steinberg says he cannot promise that people will get their selections, but claims he can dramatically increase the probability… According to Steinberg, the technology behind genetic screening has progressed to the point where parents...   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Huxley family]

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Analysis Of `` Brave New World `` By Aldous Huxley

- ... The hatred the monster holds for himself because of his appearance and existence is clearly seen and exemplified throughout the novel. Through all of his travels in his short life, he does not feel any sort of acceptance and lives a life of pure solitude. In the narration of John Walton’s final letter to his sister, he retells the words spoken by the monster over his creator, Victor Frankenstein’s, dead body. “I, the miserable and abandoned, am an abortion to be spurned at, and kicked, and trampled on” (Shelley 275), the monster exclaims in an eruption of anger and self-pity....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Science fiction]

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Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's ' Brave New World '

- ... He even makes direct allusions to them: Henry Ford, Ivan Pavlov, Karl Marx, and through the plethora of allusions he displays some of his influences. In the 1910s the Model T was introduced and it is likely the greatest influence on Huxley’s novel. With the Model T, Henry Ford introduced mass production, the assembly line, the 40 hour work week, and specialized jobs, all of these are similar to how the World State citizens function. Ford’s mass production idea is seen in how the fictional World State reproduces humans....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Henry Ford]

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Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's ' Brave New World '

- Ideas and aspects of a utopian society described in literature, movies and other forms of expression seem unrelated to the freedom of modern society; but are they really. In the novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, he takes ideas that pertain to physical satisfaction in modern society and exaggerates them. The separation of sex and love, the fixation with age and subliminal messaging and advertising are all ideas included in Huxley’s novel that are prevalent in today’s society. The degradation of sex in society is becoming more and more evident....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Science fiction]

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Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's ' Brave New World '

- Cyarah Stine Mr. Brown English 12 Per.3 Into the Brave New World In the novel, Brave New World, Aldous Huxley wrote about his idea of a futuristic, manmade society. This future world is not one of a hopeful, or a perfect utopia; the opposite is true in this novel. It becomes clear early in this story that the created society is a disturbing dystopia where, technological advancement controls the citizens and strips them of their individuality. This future world focuses on the entire collective civilization whose importance is that of economy, industry and improving technology these are the things that society feels will make them happy....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Analysis Of ' Brave New World ' By Aldous Huxley

- ... Through John’s experiences and alienation, Huxley shows that sex with multiple partners is the right thing to do in the society of BNW. Lastly, it is clear that the values of BNW are different than that of Johns. While living at the light house he joins the Orgy Porgy. “Then suddenly somebody started signing ‘Orgy- Porgy’ and in a moment they had all caught up the refrain and, singing had begun to dance.” (Huxley, 288) John is not used to the different traditions of BNW. Through this quote it is shown that the people of BNW value sex with multiple partners....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Sociology, Island]

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An Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's ' Brave New World '

- Regine Jean-Louis Mrs. Ippolito Brave New World Essay November 30, 2015 The world changes so rapidly, so how could anyone predict the future. People have different beliefs of how the world will be in the next few generations, but a main concern is whether the society will improve or downgrade. Huxley is a renowned author, but after Brave New World, he can be perceived as a theorist. Aldous Huxley suggests that happiness is slowly becoming an emotion that relies on superficial experiences as it is in Brave New World....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's ' Brave New World '

- Throughout history, it is common for people to think about what can be done to make our society ideal. In the novel Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley, the character, The Controller, believes that keeping the civilians of the Brave New World ignorant and emotionally sedated will bring social stability. The Controller indicates the extreme sacrifices that need to be made in order to keep a society stable and happy. Through a vary of literary devices like allusion, symbolism, and Irony, Huxley highlights that not only are these ineffective ways to create a utopia, but the idea of utopia is impossible to obtain....   [tags: Brave New World, Emotion, Aldous Huxley, Island]

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Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- ... It was hard to say.and any how the question didn 't arise in the year of stability, af.632 ,It didn 't occur to you to ask”(Huxley 3). Their advancement in science led them to live longer lives eliminating the fear of old age and the fear of dying by conditioning them at a young age. According to the New York Times scientist are “contemplating the fabrication of a human genome, meaning they would use chemicals to manufacture all the DNA contained in human chromosomes.”(Pollack) This raises issues because it will put science in a position where they can “make” people with certain qualities but, through the changing of the chromosomes they can prevent genetic mutations or diseases like in...   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Technology]

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Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- ... His bleak life in a rural dystopian setting as an outcast due to his white complexion, blonde hair, blue eyes, and companionship in literature paled in comparison to such a pleasant society. He longed for a sort of understanding, his complex mind of intermingling views was difficult to satisfy under the restrictions of his reservation. Initially enthralled with the concept of such a society, John is revolted by "eighteen identical curly auburn girls in Gamma green, packed in crates by thirty-four short-legged, left-handed male Delta-Minuses, and loaded into the waiting trucks and lorries by sixty-three blue-eyed, flaxen and freckled Epsilon Semi-Morons," ensuing his violent "retching, be...   [tags: Brave New World, Island, Aldous Huxley, Dystopia]

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Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's ' Brave New World '

- BNW Topic 2 TOTALLY NOT MLA FORMATTED. DON’T COMPLAIN. -_- Im watching you. The 20th Century brought about a great many scientific breakthroughs and a furthering of knowledge and how science interacted with the average every day person. Yet the promise of such advancements can be skewed to extremes. A good many novels were written to caution the next few generations against such atrocious acts. These warnings set forth by Aldous Huxley are clear: be weary of social conditioning, genetic conditioning and control through a set of ideals set forth by a world state....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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The Novel ' Brave New World ' By Aldous Huxley

- ... Bernard holds himself back from the reality of truth because he has an unusual belief system. Bernard only wants to feel pure happiness rather than the pain of being uncertain of himself. Another character who can relate to the feeling Bernard has been having is Helmholtz Watson, who is also an Alpha. Helmholtz is a professor and he teaches Emotional Engineering. Helmholtz, even though he is a writer, feels he is disconnected with his own writing and believes it is vain. The only reason keeping Bernard and Helmholtz from feeling all alone in the world that they live in is each other....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's ' Brave New World '

- ... This is shown. This shows that at the cost of happiness society remains constant and reliant on technology making society remodel their lifestyle to show that independent thinking is being eliminated as technology acts and thinks on behalf of humans. To conclude, both characters are striving for freedom in society in the hope of it to flourish with true happiness and sadness and want differences as sameness can be dull which both articles demonstrate through the over reliance on technology. Moreover, the absence of meaningful bonds with others is eliminated due to technology’s ability to replace emotions and bonds leaving harmful effects....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Emotion, Dystopia]

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Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- ... He snaps in Chapter 15, causing a fight with Helmholtz at his side against a series of Bokanovsky Delta twins in the hospital where Linda has just passed away. Soon after isolating himself in a lighthouse, John physically and verbally berates himself for his desire for Lenina’s affection. His actions catch the attention of reporters, fans, and creates a following for John, thus taking away the isolation he craved and had finally achieved. At Brave New World’s end, John is found to have hung himself, finding his only escape from the attention of the masses....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- ... Yet for all its diversity, the Reservation is ostracizing to the young John, whose genes were fathered by the Ford Society, strikingly different in appearance despite his “[ state of] dress… [being] Indian; [due to] his plaited hair [being] straw-coloured, his eyes a pale blue, and his skin a white skin, bronzed,” which vastly contrasted the browned and darkened features of the indigenous North Americans (116). Despite growing up within the culture and sharing the knowledge of the indigenous people, John was kept from many of the deeply seated traditions of manhood, never being allowed to grow outside of his role of the pariah boy of the village....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, French Revolution]

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Aldous Huxley 's A Brave New World

- ... In Brave New World, Alpha Plus Males are allowed more intelligence for higher scale jobs such as the Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning. Explained in the speech Mustapha Mond has with the Savage after the Soma rationing incident, an Alpha Plus male is specifically made to have more intelligence than regular factory workers. “‘It’s an absurdity. An Alpha-decanted, Alpha-conditioned man would go mad if he had to do Epsilon Semi-Moron work…’” (Huxley 222). In society today, the sad truth is that people with more wealth have more opportunities for higher education....   [tags: Brave New World, Island, Aldous Huxley, Dystopia]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World has taken its place as #36 on the list of most banned books between 2000 and 2009. The novel has been banned in Ireland for its distasteful language, anti-domestic and anti-religious values. In Seattle for the racism about Native Americans. Removed from classrooms in Miller, Missouri for its promiscuous influence on teens. And in India for being pornographic. The list of bannings continues. While the reasons for the censoring of Brave New World may have significance, they are not justifiable when compared with the importance of the novel....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Science fiction]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- Aldous Huxley’s A Brave New World A Brave New World is a thrilling combination of both malicious and brilliant morals and symbols. This “Brave New World” is a dystopian society set in 2540 A.D. or 632 A.F. (After Ford). It is a novel about how happiness cannot be artificially grown or taught, it is one’s own and is different for everyone. Bernard and Helmholtz are the only people in their dystopian society to really think for their selves. The most significant characters in the book are Bernard Marx, John the Savage, Lenina Crowne, Mustafa Mond, and Helmholtz Watson....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- Through Brave New World inscribed by Aldous Huxley in 1932, which takes place in a dystopian world distant in the upcoming, positioning primarily in the London area. Huxley’s central focus in the novel is to satire the most prevalent topic in the time, technological evolution. Through the use of radical technology, a despotic government basically turns humanity “upside-down”, withdrawing all ordinarily known values in order to accomplish the “perfect” collective system. This revolutionary yet fundamentally abhorrent world provided a sharp divergence to the optimistic understandings on technology at the time, bringing to light some very grim accountability....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- From the beginning of time, humans have always endeavored to be happy. During this time, thousands of different people have given their interpretation of the term happiness. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the simplified definition of happiness is feeling pleasure or joy because of a certain situation. In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, Controller, Mustapha Mond, conceals the truth in order to keep everyone happy. He gives people drugs and brainwashes them into believing that life is good....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- ... Another good example was from Communist regimes as it glorifies anything that the government wants them to praise or believe in, and if caught acting differently, punishment is often given. The two examples closely relate to the World State and how it conditions their people. The World State starts to condition the children in such a manner that it instills fear in them when they were young.”They’ll grow up with what the psychologists used to call an ‘instinctive’ hatred of books and flowers” is what the D.H.C said after electrifying a group of children....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- ... He then questions how our world can be stable with all the emotions interfering with our society. However, they don’t realize what they are sacrificing for and if it’s even worth the price. A stable society were conflicts rarely occur and everyone is satisfied with who they are may sound like utopia, but feelings are too vital to give up to live a normal human life. The citizens of the World State are conditioned to accommodate their ideal society and are made sure to stick with it. Fanny Crowne, a citizen of the World State, is conditioned like everyone else to agree with the World State’s views and beliefs....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- A world filled with happiness, love, anger, guilt, jealousy, and hurt is a world one is accustomed to in present day. Now imagine a world where one only feels happiness. Is it possible for one to only experience the effects of true happiness without encountering any distressful obstacles along the way. In Aldous Huxley’s, Brave New World, he has creates a utopia where every citizen lives each day filled with joy. Although this Brave New World may sound enticing, one must understand all of the rights that are being taken away....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- ... They all wear green, and Delta children wear khaki. Oh no, I don’t want to play with Delta children. And Epsilons are still worse (Huxley 22-23). The Alpha Students touring the Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Centre are witnessing how Hypnopaedia works. The Beta caste is conditioned to be happy with their placement in society. They are taught to believe that they are the best class in their society. By conditioning the Beta caste to believe in this, the World State is taking away their individuality....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- ... Modern society believes that families are essential to support one another in a difficult situation. When a person’s mind is clear they are able to accomplish more, be productive and contribute to society. The concept of family refutes Neil Postman’s argument that what we love will destroy us because people in modern society generally show love towards their families and they aren’t destroyed. Families don’t contribute to the downfall of society since they provide aid and help one another succeed....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World is a science fiction book that captures both the benevolent and malevolent sides of cloning and mass production of human embryos through science. Huxley’s book, published in 1932, conveys his well-developed and disturbingly accurate ideas about human behavior in what was then the distant future. Some of Huxley’s predictions have been realized today, some to a greater degree than others. These specific predictions which are closely related to today are; our sexual practices, obsession with youth and beauty, abuse of drug and the declining practice of religion....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- ... In order not to ever be upset about death or sickness in family, this so called “brave” new world has sacrificed feeling the pure joy that comes with close relationships; a joy that is better than the normal “Everybody’s happy now” (pg. 50). As he reads through the first pages of the book, the reader starts to comprehend how different society is in the future. Though, one thing he comes across is strangely recognizable. An exclamation word that reminds the reader of how religion is overrun by science....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Henry Ford]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- Today’s American society follows closely, with some differences to the society in Brave New World particularly in: human life/death, art, and use of drugs/pharmaceuticals. Aldous Huxley was inspired to write Brave New World by the modern society of his time. Huxley foresaw that historical and current events leading up to the 1930’s pointed in a direction that would greatly impact modern society. The book revealed to readers that even in a perfect society where humans are grown in test tubes there is aspect of humanity that cannot be removed, a feeling that somethings is missing or anger for an injustice....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Social class]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- ... Modern society believes that families are essential to support one another in a difficult situation. When a person’s mind is clear they are able to accomplish more, be productive and contribute to society. People also depend on their family for basic necessities such as food, clothing and shelter, without a family many Americans would be dependent on the government for loans. Granted that, families can thrive with longer lifespans thanks to scientific advancements. Science enhances and elongates the lives of people in modern society as well as the world state....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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A Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- A Brave New World depicts a very strange world that if thought about carefully seems eerily similar to the world we live in today. The main premise of this society is to keep everybody happy. "That is the secret of happiness and virtue-liking what you 've got to do. All conditioning aims at that: making people like their inescapable social destiny." With the rapid evolution of the 1st world in just the past 10 years and the addition of wireless internet, easily accessible media, and phones that have rapidly improved in such a short period of time....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- ... The conditioning of each person allows him or her to not fear death and accept it as a way of life. That alone is a task that the hundreds of gods in our world still have not been able to accomplish. In a utopian civilization, the people are isolated from one another, divided into five different classes. The classes range from the Alphas, the Betas, the Gammas, the Deltas and finally, the Epsilons. The members of each class are ranked according to their mental capacity and physical appearance....   [tags: Brave New World, Dystopia, Island, Aldous Huxley]

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Aldous Huxley's Hyperion To A Satyr

- Aldous Huxley's Hyperion To A Satyr Ever since the beginning of mankind’s intellectual evolution, we have felt the need to segregate ourselves from others who we deem pathetic, smelly, and filthy. This separation resultsin two different social groups, the upper class and the lower class. Between these two groups is the great gulf that separates us, the gulf that, according to Huxley’s "Hyperion To A Satyr", prevents humans from achieving the brotherlylove that we need to find our ‘Hyperion’, or place of perfection....   [tags: Aldous Huxley Hyperion Satyr Essays]

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Aldous Huxley’s Hyperion to a Satyr

- We’ve probably all seen a poor, homeless man on the streets. How do we know that he is poor. Is it his personality. I think we all know that the reason we assume that this man is poor is because of his appearance. If we see a man whose clothes are old, torn or dirty, we assume that theman is poor, and because of this, many people view himas a lower form oflife, and not as an equal. Throughout the historyofhuman civilization,dirt has been a very common symbol that humans havecometo associate withthe poor or lower classes in our society....   [tags: Aldous Huxley Hyperion to a Satyr]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World Becomes All Too Real

- ... However, the truth is, happiness does not come from one specific place. Happiness is a matter of personal choice. Happiness is a state of mind that has to be personally accepted and personally defined by anyone who wishes to obtain it. Many people in this world think they have no sense of what happiness is, so they turn to others to help them find it. They invest in counselors, psychologist, and self-help books. But again, happiness is a state of mind based on personal opinion and it cannot be found by anyone other than the person seeking it....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Huxley family]

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Aldous Huxley 's A Brave New World

- ... When tensions run high and situations seemingly escalate out of control, they bring in the Voice of Reason which is capable of calming the uneasy masses. The Voice of Reason, coupled with an aerified dosage of soma, even has an effect on the Savage, despite the fact that he has not received any formal conditioning. (Huxley 215, Brave New World) This makes it seem that they are all simply different pieces of a machine that occasionally goes haywire, but is easily repaired with the correct tools (Firchow 301)....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Soma, We]

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Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's ' The Assassination Of Margaret Thatcher August 6th 1983 '

- English Advanced essay political impact Political acts are very diverse which can affect individuals and the wider society in both positive and negative ways. This is achieved through the composer’s choice of language, medium of production and characterisation. Aldous Huxley’s 1932, futuristic, dystopian novel BNW and Hillary Mantel’s 2014 historical reimagining of a political figure The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher August 6th 1983 both explore the impact political acts may have on individual lives and the wider society....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Individual]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World And The Tempest By William Shakespeare

- Many pieces of literature involve a theme that includes a powerful figure and a group of people that are subject to that power. Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” and “The Tempest” written by William Shakespeare are no different. These two works have the same theme, but with two different purposes in mind. The techniques compared and contrasted in these two works are character and plot, motifs, and symbols. Aldous Huxley begins “Brave New World” in the year 632 A.F. which is approximately the twenty-sixth century....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Satire Of Consumerism : Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- Possessions or People “To live fully, we must learn to use things and love people, and not love things and use people” (John Powell). This simple but profound quote perfectly explains the satire of consumerism in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World (BNW). Not only is the World State too preoccupied with buying possessions and using people, but we, as a society, are as well, and it is this fact that Huxley satirizes. Many of our priorities are in the wrong places, and BNW shows us our flaws. We need to have the people in our lives come first and the possessions to be secondary; only then we can “live fully,” as John Powell said....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

- Brave New World by Aldous Huxley Distortion is an image. An illusion of a thought or an idea that appears to have a single affect on a society; however, it provides an image on society that is completely different....   [tags: Brave New World Aldous Huxley]

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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

- Brave New World by Aldous Huxley Humans have transformed their social organization, time and time again. Social separation has existed since the Neolithic Revolution. Very recently, we have begun to head down a dangerous path to what we can call a Brave New World. A “Brave New World” is one in which those in charge begin to intrude on the lives of individuals to the extent that the government has so much control that it begins to create human beings artificially. This path first started with encroaching technologies such as cameras and wire-tapping....   [tags: Aldous Huxley Brave New World]

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Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

- Aldous Huxley's Brave New World I stood in front of the television screen in horror and disbelief at 10 o'clock on September 11, 2001. Watching as the second plane struck the World Trade Center in a fiery ball of destruction, I thought for sure that this world as we know it was coming to an abrupt end. Seeing the first tower fall and then the second, with over 100 stories each now a pile of twisted steel and death made me want to vomit. In two short hours, the stability of America’s foundation became questionable....   [tags: Aldous Huxley Brave New World]

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Analysis of Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

- Analysis of Brave New World by Aldous Huxley Brave New World by Aldous Huxley was published in 1932 after two major global events- World War Two from 1914-1918 and The Great Depression of 1929-1933. These two events changed the way people saw the world and made people see the events were beyond the control of individuals and even governments. Also at this time the world was seeing the rise in technology and the view that science could help solve some of the problems. Much of the technology has been developed because of the war and the mass of people had suffered because of it....   [tags: Brave New World Aldous Huxley Essays]

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The Unexpected Downside of Science Explored in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

- The Unexpected Downside of Science Explored in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World Since the first day that humans were put on this earth, they have been curious and have searched for ways to become more efficient. Throughout the years they have created tools to better serve them, created clothing to keep them warm, built homes to protect them from the elements, and produced transportation methods to transport them across the world. In Aldous Huxley's Brave New World (1932), the human race has evolved to being extremely efficient in everything that they do....   [tags: Brave New World Aldous Huxley]

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Society Exposed in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World

- Society Exposed in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World One may think that the society in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World is a gross representation of the future, but perhaps our society isn’t that much different. In his foreword to the novel Brave New World, Aldous Huxley envisioned this statement when he wrote: "To make them love it is the task assigned, in present-day totalitarian states, to ministries of propaganda...." Thus, through hypnopaedic teaching (brainwashing), mandatory attendance to community gatherings, and the use of drugs to control emotions, Huxley bitterly satirized the society in which we live....   [tags: Aldous Huxley Brave New World]

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The High Cost of Stability in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

- The High Cost of Stability in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World Conditioning the citizens to like what they have and reject what they do not have is an authoritative government’s ideal way of maximizing efficiency. The citizens will consume what they are told to, there will be no brawls or disagreements and the state will retain high profits from the earnings. People can be conditioned chemically and physically prior to birth and psychologically afterwards. The novel, Brave New World, takes place in the future, 632 A....   [tags: Aldous Huxley Brave New World]

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Biography of Aldous Huxley

- Aldous Leonard Huxley was born, in the English countryside, on July 26, 1894 to Leonard and Julia Huxley. He was their third child. His siblings were Julian, Trevenen, and Margaret. His father was the son of T. H. Huxley, a brilliant scientist, and his mother, Julia, was the great-niece of Matthew Arnold, a poet-philosopher. He was unusual and bright but not immediately academically distinguished (Hara 4). His mother had started a school for girls and that is where Huxley first started to bloom....   [tags: writer, love, technology]

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Huxley: Family Life Is Very Much Feared Within The Utopian Society

- Within one of his most controversial yet compelling literary works, Aldous Huxley never fails to create a masterpiece of interwoven plots, characters, philosophies, and dilemmas faced by the citizens of the supposed Utopia. Upon first glance, the reader is entirely mesmerized by Huxley’s extraordinary ability to construct a world unlike any other; a world complete with fully complacent citizens, political stability, and even an organized system of social class. However, as the reader progresses further into the book, they are at once shocked by the misconception that the citizens live in a perfect world....   [tags: Aldous Huxley ]

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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

- Brave New World was written by Aldous Huxley in 1931. It is set in the future and portrays the negative effects of a controlled government on society. This timeless novel also shows the effects of increased technology, psychological manipulation and uniformity in society. Huxley predicts what the world will be like in AD 2450. The vast majority of the population is controlled under the World State; a peaceful, stable society where there is an abundance of goods because their economy is based off of commercialism....   [tags: government, society, control]

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