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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- Everyone’s days are filled with choices. They start of small; what to eat for breakfast, what shirt to wear, whether or not it worth chancing it by giving the dog full roam of the house while the brand new unmarked shoes sit peacefully next to the bed. Throughout the day and throughout one’s life, the choices gradually grow bigger and bigger, until suddenly someone is faced with a decision that the consciously know will alter the course of the life. In a world so full of choice, it is hard to imagine any kind of society where they do not exit....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Analysis Of Oullette And Hay 's Book Better Living Through Reality Tv

- In Oullette and Hay’s book Better Living through Reality TV, chapter 3, they examine the media phenomenon of “reality television”. They produce a wealth of information and arguments on a variety of topics relating to reality television in America today. They study the concept of governmentality in reality TV, which is the media training viewers and consumers to do certain things and to be certain types of people. Oulette and Hay argue that reality TV is designed to adjust our behaviors and mindsets in the current neoliberal economy....   [tags: Reality television, Television]

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Mediation For The Mediation Process

- Facilitative mediation, according to Zumeta, “is an approach in which the mediator structures a process to assist the parties in reaching a mutually agreeable resolution” (Zumeta, 2000, as cited in Folberg, Milne, & Salem, 2004, pg. 32). The mediator is dedicated to the overall process of the mediation, rather than the outcome. This “process oriented” approach to mediation ensures the clients are the center of the process, communication is central, and the talks are interest based rather than position based....   [tags: Mediation, Negotiation, Bargaining]

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The Valley of the Alimbics

- Aboard the Galactic Federation medical frigate Redemption, Samus Aran lays in dormancy, still incapacitated from the injury she sustained on Anadyr V. Her suit is removed; the laser blast from the Crimson Hunters fighter damaged her suit badly enough that she had to be removed from it while it is being repaired. Corporal Preston stands in the viewing section of the medical facility, watching Samus while medical personnel worked on her suit. As Samus rests, a vision sweeps over her mind. Within seconds, she finds herself as a ghost inside a large cavern....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Brave New World

- I. SUBJECT Brave New World by Aldous Huxley is a satire about a utopian society where all people are divided by class and bred in order to do the work that is required of that class. It opened with on the process of this breeding, called conditioning, in the Central London Hatching and Conditioning Centre. The Director of the Hatchery was giving a tour to a group of boys, explaining the process of sleep-teaching, which is how morals and principles were implanted into the brains of children. The story moved on to Lenina Crowne and Bernard Marx, when Lenina admitted to a friend that she was attracted to Bernard....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Aldous Huxley]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Brave New World '

- Brave New World did not start off with a quest; in fact, the quest did not take place until the middle of the book. The quest consisted of: a) a quester: John; b) a place to go: the “new world” or civilized London; c) a stated reason to go there: to see how John’s mother’s stories compared to the real world. John heard euphoric details about the other world so he wanted to experience them himself. Due to feeling like an outcast from being white in an Indian-filled society, John wanted a change; d) challenges and trials en route: Civilized life was nothing like John expected, he hated it even....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, We, Island]

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A Modern World Of The World State Director

- In a futuristic world where most of the world is run as a world -state Bernard is a member of the upper class who invites a girl Lenina, another member of his class, to join him to go to a Reservation for natives that are not part of their society. While at the Reservation, Lenina and Bernard see people who look like they have aged, which does not happen in their society because of the medicines they have. They also meet John, a man that was raised on the Reservation who Bernard learns is the son of the World State Director....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Death Of A Salesman By Arthur Miller

- The play, Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller, set in the last century, centers around Willy Lowman, a traveling salesman in New England. The play grows out of Willy’s serious mental illness resulting from a disparity between reality and Willy’s idealistic goals of success. Willy’s visions of success through abundant material wealth deviate as Willy struggles to provide for his wife, Linda, and his two sons. As a result of his apparent failure of success, Willy tries to live vicariously through his son, Biff Lowman, who appears to have the ability to be a successful businessman by Willy’s standards....   [tags: Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller, Success]

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Death Of A Salesman By Arthur Miller

- Multiple forms of parent and child relations are portrayed throughout the play Death of a Salesman, written by Arthur Miller. Throughout the play, it is seen that Willy Loman and his son 's relationship is all over with its ups and downs; this also occurs with Willy’s wife, Linda, and their sons. Also, other parent and child relations are seen throughout the play with Charley and his son Bernard, which can also be seen as another type of peculiar relationship. In Death of a Salesman, relationships between child and parent can be analyzed by the changes, differences and the effects it had on the people....   [tags: Death of a Salesman, Family, Arthur Miller]

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The American Family Model

- The American family model traditionally included the mother and father with two kids, a boy and girl. In this 1950’s family model the husband is seen as the breadwinner while the mother is the homemaker. This model is exemplified in the Battleship advertisement where the father is resting from a hard day’s by work playing a board game with his son. At the same time the mother is doing the days dishes with some help drying from her daughter. Today however, these rigid stereotypical roles are no longer applicable to the members of the modern family....   [tags: Family, Father, Mother, Nuclear family]

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Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley

- Aldous Huxley explores the concept of a utopian and human perfection in his novel, Brave New World. The story is about a world in which controllers have created order for the citizens of the world. They have also gained obedience from practically every person. Children are no longer born, they are grown. In these factories, children are conditioned and brainwashed into becoming whatever the Controllers, the leaders of this global government, wish them to be. As such a society in which everyone has a place and a purpose is born....   [tags: Community, Identity, Stability]

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Character Development in Brave New World

- In the novel, Brave New World, written by Aldous Huxley, the author uses character development to contrast the two different societies present in the novel.He shows the importance of morality, or an increase in wisdom in the character of humankind. The author contrasts a society full of static and flat characters and another society full of round characters. In order to show the importance of life experiences in changing the character of individuals in the society. Bernard Marx an Alpha plus specialist in sleep teaching is an example of a character that changes in the brave new word....   [tags: Huxley, Brave, morality]

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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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Comparison of "The Giver" and "Brave New World"

- What one may think of as being a Utopia could be a dystopia to another. Lowis Lowry’s 1993 novel “The Giver” may seem like a remake of the 1932 “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley given their similar plot lines, but these two novels also have their differences. Jonas and Bernard, the protagonists of the novels, both have an intelligence that wants to know more, that wants to know what is outside of this Utopian place they live in. Both Lowry and Huxley have very different family situations. Lastly, both these societies live in their own definitions of Utopia, but the roots of their government have a resemblance to Plato’s Republic....   [tags: Literature Review]

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Analysis and Critique of Brave New World

- Analysis and Critique of Brave New World The novel opens in the Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Centre, in the years A.F., or After Ford. Ford is the God-surrogate, a corruption of the name Freud, the controversial psychosexual psychologist. The Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning is leading a tour group of young students around a lab. He explains the scientific process by which human beings are fertilized and custom-made, and shows them the Social Predestination room, where workers create the social castes....   [tags: A Brave New World Aldous Huxley Essays]

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Post Impressionism and Art

- Post Impressionism and Art Modernism is an art movement that is characterized by a deliberate departure from tradition to a more expressive form that distinguishes many styles in the arts and literature of the late nineteenth and twentieth century. Emile Bernard was part of this modern art movement as can be seen in his painting, "Breton Woman and Haystacks", painted around 1888. Impressionists were modern artists who tended to paint outside landscapes and street scenes and were concerned with the effects of light....   [tags: Papers]

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The Novel ' Brave New World ' By Aldous Huxley

- One of the most important philosophical questions that World State citizens in "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley is whether truth is more important than happiness. In the novel the World State believes happiness is the key to a successful life rather than telling the truth. The characters in the novel don’t want anything more than the actual truth. They want to keep every mental and physical emotion they have ever felt bottled up. In order to hide from the truth, they take soma. "There is always soma, delicious soma, half a gramme for a half-holiday, a gramme for a week-end, two grammes for a trip to the gorgeous East, three for a dark eternity on the moon"....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Substance Abuse Controls Every Aspect Of A Person 's Humanity

- Think of a world where substance abuse controls every aspect of a person’s humanity. This type of society is displayed in Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World. It is hard to imagine a world completely different from the only one that we know. One that is inhumane. Every person in this new society is conditioned so that their lives revolve around the wonder drug "soma". Lenina Crowne is a main character who shows substance abuse in this novel. Bernard Marx is the protagonist of the novel and is romantically involved with Lenina throughout the story until the two take a trip to Malpais, the savage land, where Lenina meets John....   [tags: Aldous Huxley, Brave New World, Novel, We]

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Conspriracy Theory in Aldous Huxley´s Brave New World

- Conspiracy theories are brought about when people believe that there is something being covered up that could influence their lives or the lives of the human race. However, most people don’t believe in a ‘conspiracy theory’ because in our culture, we believe in the freedom of information. We are aware of what is happening around us and, although we very indirectly control what is happening, we do have the intelligence and freedom to react to the event. In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, the World State doesn’t allow this freedom of information and suppresses anything that would make humans more aware of their pre-determined lives....   [tags: substance, best, beauty, culture]

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Orosman At Zafira, by Francisco Baltazar

- The play Orosman at Zafira is a Komedya written by Francisco Baltazar, a renowned Filipino writer who wrote it for the Teatro de Tondo.. This theater form, Komedya, is not a comedy, but in fact a colonial Spanish drama that revolves around saints or warring kingdoms. However, this play deviates from the standard Komedya; original komedyas were about the Moro-Christian conflicts while Orosman and Zafira is about the characters rather than religion. The play was an adaptation of Baltazar’s original in order to suit modern Filipino audiences....   [tags: Character Development and Analysis]

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Death Of A Salesman By Arthur Miller

- Death of a Salesman Motifs A motif is an element in literature that repeats itself and has a significant influence on the theme. Death of a Salesman, written by Arthur Miller, has many motifs which include: reputation, denial, guilt, flashbacks, geographical locations, contradiction, asking for advice, and seeds. All of these elements are repeated throughout the story and support the themes and reveal the true nature of the characters They also show important lessons the characters learned....   [tags: Failure, Success, Question, Contradiction]

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Death of A Salesman

- Biff / Willy - Turning Points A major turning point in the story Death of a Salesman occurs on pages 1394 and 1395. The scene is Willy walking into Charley’s office and he sees Bernard (Charley’s son) waiting in the waiting room. Willy sits next to Bernard and starts to have a conversation with him. The conversation starts out casual, then Willy asks Bernard where did he go wrong with Biff (Willy’s son). Bernard tells Willy that Biff was prepared to attend summer school and Willy was surprised....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Brave New World Analysis

- In a world of test-tube babies, recreational drugs and sex, everyone is happy, or so it seems in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World. Written in the nineteen thirties, Huxley was already recognized as a writer, and a social satirist. He had many of his own works previously published, which included a great deal of poetry, and cutting novels. Because Brave New World has a futuristic setting, the book may come off as fictional, but most of the issues within the book are issues we face today. Having classes for people, based on not only physical ability, but based on how they look, act, or in beliefs....   [tags: Literature Review]

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What Does It Matter?

- In her Letters to a Young Beguine, Hadewijch opens with a rather vague warning. A modern-day reader might dismiss the elusive plea, but to a woman living in thirteenth century Europe, however, her words included a whole different meaning: “I assure you that this is one of the worst sicknesses which prevail today, and sickness there are in plenty” (Hadewijch 189). Such a sickness could be referring to multiple sins, but in a time where religious warfare dominated the Christian landscape, Hadewijch is likely referring to Christian pride, and in a sense, Christian ignorance....   [tags: Crusades, Christianity, Knights Templar]

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The Order of the Knights Templar

- Historians do not have access to many documents that elaborate on the Knights Templar, but what they do have access to demonstrates that the Knights Templar, were extremely influential on the Medieval Church. The Knights Templar, a fairly controversial and secretive order, has been greatly misunderstood since the order began in the Middle Ages. Despite the misunderstandings and controversy, the Knights Templar had many good accomplishments; including protecting Christian pilgrims, defending the Church from heresy and blasphemy, and helping oppressed Christians....   [tags: influential currents of the Medieval Church]

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The Pentagon’s New Map, Strategy for Foreign Policy and the War on Terrorism

- Upon reading the various articles, one stood out as the most logical, not quite realistic, policy. The Pentagon’s New Map clearly outlines a new strategy for American Foreign Policy. When dealing with international conflict, rule sets must be established. When rules are present, aggression and violence decreases. The world can be divided into two main groups depending on whether or not the country has economic interdependence or unstable leadership and absence from international trade. The Functioning Core, characterized by economic interdependence, can be sub-divided into Old Core (North America, Western Europe, Japan, Australia) and New Core (China, India)....   [tags: American Government, War on Terror]

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Brave New World: Out of Control

- Brave New World: Out of Control In the 1932 satirical novel Brave New World, Aldous Huxley describes an emotionless, mechanized world of the future, set mostly in London, in which individuality is eliminated, creativity is stifled, and such institutions as marriage, family, and church are unpleasant artifacts of a world long gone. In this society, people are mass-produced; human eggs are artificially engineered by technicians. Happiness is achieved through physical gratification and peace is safeguarded by the conditioning of youth and by dispensing soma, a tranquilizer....   [tags: Brave New World]

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

- Mediation teacher and author Sharon Salzberg once said, “if you go deeper and deeper into your own heart, you’ll be living in a world with less fear, isolation and loneliness.” Fear, isolation and loneliness are common feelings faced by many people everyday, and feelings frequently present in the following compared novels. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, and Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, share many unique and interesting similarities. Both literary works share similar themes such as isolation from society, lose or unknown identity, and the misuse of technology and science....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Science fiction]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Billy Jack '

- In 1971 Tom Laughlin released Billy Jack, the sequel to The Born Losers (1967) starring himself as the main character, Billy Jack, a biracial Navajo Native American. The film explores the plight of Native Americans in the aftermath of the Civil Rights Movement (the film is set in and was filmed in 1969), as well as their interactions with the dominant White American culture. The main character Billy Jack is set up to be a myth like warrior-savior of the Native Americans and the multi-ethnic populace of their reservation....   [tags: United States]

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Brave New World

- Within Aldous Huxley’s work of Brave New World, there are two characters, Bernard Marx and Helmholtz Watson that are a part of the world state, but they are isolated and different then everyone else. Bernard and Helmholtz are both Alpha-plus males; they are the highest class within their society. Bernard is physically shorter than all the other alphas, and is insecure about his size and status. Helmholtz on the other hand is very intelligent and physically attractive. Both individuals share a discontent with life in the world state....   [tags: Aldous Huxley]

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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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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- When one thinks about wars and conflicts, they may think about why it began in the first place. A common reason why most wars and conflicts have occurred is because of the emotions and feelings involved. In order to prevent feelings to become involved in a situation like this, feelings should be completely erased from human nature to keep a stable society. In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, there exists a society where feelings, history, and parents are completely irrelevant. The reason why the society within the novel chooses to live without these is to obtain a “perfect” stable society....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

- In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, the author depicts a collective society in which everyone has the same values and beliefs. From a young age, the people in the World State’s civilization are conditioned to believe in their motto of “Community, Identity, Stability.” Through hypnopaedia, the citizens of the World State learn their morals, values, and beliefs, which stay with them as they age. However, like any society, there are outsiders who alienate themselves from the rest of the population because they have different values and beliefs....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

- In the "Brave New World" of 632 A. F. (After Ford), universal human happiness has been achieved. (Well, almost.) Control of reproduction, genetic engineering, conditioning--especially via repetitive messages delivered during sleep--and a perfect pleasure drug called "Soma" are the cornerstones of the new society. Reproduction has been removed from the womb and placed on the conveyor belt, where reproductive workers tinker with the embryos to produce various grades of human beings, ranging from the super-intelligent Alpha Pluses down to the shorter and dumber semi-moron Epsilons....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- English A Summer’s Reading Respect is a very dominant and important factor in the story of Bernard Malamud, “A Summer’s Reading.” The reach for respect from the people around him causes a lot of dilemma within the main character, George Stoyonovic. And those dilemmas led to consequences that George hated. George, a high school drop out, can not get any job during one summer. He decides to read the magazines found at home. But when he met Mr. Cattanzara, he immediately lies about the hundred books he is reading, in order for Mr....   [tags: English Literature]

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Brave New World: Can Man Create Utopia?

- Brave New World: Can Man Create Utopia. Brave New World, a novel by Aldous Huxley, was published during the time, socialism and dictatorship were the key concepts of the day. These governments believed that having total power would engender a perfect society. Karl Marx (Bernard Marx), and Nikolai Lenin (Linina), are two men who decide to pursue this concept. Through examples of these characters, it is demonstrated that a government that completely controls a nation will fail. Many of the ideas that the governments thought would contribute to success were the cause of their failure....   [tags: Brave New World]

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Brave New World

- Brave New World Brave New World is a science fiction novel that is about a society where happiness has been achieved. The story begins in London some 600 years into the future. The world is run by tenWorld Controllers. Reproduction has been removed from the womb and people are made in bottles by generic engineering. Each human is engineered and conditioned to predestined work. People are made into different levels of intelligence, and everyone belongs to one of five classes. These classes range from Alphas, who are most intelligent, to the Epsilons, who are dim-whitted and are produced to do the dirty jobs that nobody else wants to do....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Characters in Huxley's Brave New World

- THOMAS / 'TOMAKIN', 'THE DIRECTOR' administrator in the year 632AF of the Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Centre. The Director runs a futuristic baby-factory where the assembly-line production of genetic castes is streamlined and controlled, and maturing youngsters are brainwashed via neo-Pavlovian conditioning and hypnopaedia ["sleep-learning"] into being happy with their state-allotted roles in life. The Director is an intelligent but orthodox-minded Alpha; he frowns on Bernard's individualism....   [tags: Aldous Huxley]

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Victorian Playwrights

- The Victorian Era in the United Kingdom is archetypally deemed the time period when Queen Victoria ruled, from 1837 to 1901 (Miller 1). While the Queen’s reign altered many social aspects of British life, perhaps the most noticeable was drama. Previously, theatre had been precluded and disapproved of due to various reasons, particularly religion. However, Queen Victoria chose to attend histrionic performances often and eventually made it reputable. The Queen considered Shakespeare too confusing of a playwright (Airdrie 1) and it soon became the job of numerous others to create amusing plays that she and countless other Europeans would enjoy....   [tags: Theatre]

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Conformity in Brave New World

- Conformity in Brave New World    The novel, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley first published in 1932, presents a very bleak out look of what future society will be like. The novel presents a future of where almost total conformity is a carefully guarded aspect of society. Even before one is "decanted" they are conditioned to fill a specific roll and to act a certain way.   Everyone, while still in their jar, is conditioned to fit into a specific caste. The castes range from Alpha Double Plus down to Epsilon Semi-Moron....   [tags: Brave New World]

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Community, Identity, Stability

- “Community, Identity, Stability.” (Chapter 1, pg. 3) This is the World State’s “motto.” It is introduced into the book in the first paragraph. By just looking at it, it would seem that this is the motto of a utopian society. However, introduced in the first chapter is the idea of a government that controls everybody, going as far as unnaturally producing and raising “people” to do specific jobs and have specific emotions. These people are created on almost a supply and demand type of system. They are also created on almost a conveyor belt system, similar to how merchandise is mass produced today....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Dystopia]

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Emotional Disconnect in Alex Proyas’ I, Robot and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World

- Often times issues are acknowledged and nothing is done to stop them. In other cases, they are put to an end. In Alex Proyas’ I, Robot and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, although they both demonstrate the theme of emotional disconnect and have a character who does not possess the strong loss of emotions that the other characters do, the characters in Alex Proyas’ film show a deeper understanding regarding the problems that emotional disconnect may cause them, and made an effort to stop what was happening....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]

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Is Willy Loman a Tragic Hero in "Death of Salesman

- Willy Loman’s character in Death of a Salesman portrays him as a tragic hero. Willy Loman continued to want his recognition and his reputation but never forgets about his family. These characteristics describe him as a tragic hero in Death of a Salesman. Willy Loman’s tragic flow leads him to purse the idea that reputation in society has more relevancies in life than knowledge and education to survive in the business. His grand error of wanting recognition drove him crazy and insane and lead to his tragic death....   [tags: Arthur Miller, literary analysis]

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Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's ' Brave New World '

- How are Lenina and Linda alike. Lenina and Linda share insightful commonalities beyond the general surface in Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World”. Firstly, it is frequent to jumble the two names as they are nearly the same; both start with an “L” and end with similar pronunciations. Furthermore, the two women are not exactly perfect citizens of the “Brave New World” community. Lenina seems to fulfill the perfect roles of a common citizen at a first glance, although there are several gray ideals that she contributes....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Huxley family]

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Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's ' Brave New World '

- Lenina and Linda share insightful commonalities beyond the general surface in Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World”. Firstly, it is frequent to jumble the two names as they are nearly the same; both start with an “L” and end with similar pronunciations. Furthermore, the two women are not exactly perfect citizens of the “Brave New World” community. Lenina seems to fulfill the perfect roles of a common citizen at a first glance, although there are several gray ideals that she contributes. For instance, Lenina desires to have an affectionate relationship with only one man, of which is a shock to her best friend, Fanny, and the rest of the community; “‘No, there hasn’t been anyone else’, she answere...   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Huxley family]

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The Breakdown Of The Man Who Knew Too Much

- The Breakdown of The Man Who Knew Too Much “A single crash of Cymbals and how it rocked the lives of an American family.” A quote from the !956 version of the movies that would mostly likely catch someone’s eyes. Alfred Hitchcock was the producer or creator of both the original movie and the second version. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) and (1956) has the same general plot but there are some difference between the two movies. The main characters in the 1934 version are Bob, Jill, and Betty Lawrence while in the 1956 version the characters are Ben, Josephine (Jo), Henry (Hank)....   [tags: Family, An American Family, Boy, Alfred Hitchcock]

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Luxurious Gothic Cathedrals vs. Helping Those in Need

- Throughout history, humans have made magnificent works of art. The Colosseum in Rome and the Statue of Liberty in New York are all proof of the extraordinary celebrated artwork human kind has been able to do throughout several years. Now, I want to discuss another celebrated work of art that was quite popular in the medieval period, Gothic architecture. During the medieval period Gothic architecture was considered to be luxurious because of its exaggerated height given to buildings. Not only did it give height, it also had plenty of other characteristics like the pointed arch, the vaulted ceiling, and of course, plenty of windows where light could pass right through....   [tags: social issues, cathedrals]

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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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Slaughterhouse Death Of A Salesman By Willy Loman

- Willy Loman, in "Death of a Salesman" is constantly getting angry because Biff is not as successful as he thought he would be. Earlier in the play, it is told that Willy got into argument with Biff. Linda tells Willy that Biff is moody for the reason that he cannot find himself. Willy states "Not finding yourself at the age of thirty-four is a disgrace" (Millar Act I: 5). Another example is when Willy discovered that Biff did not pass math. Willy tells Biff, " If you hadn 't flunked you 'd 've been set by now!" (Millar Act II: 2)....   [tags: Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller, Pen, The Play]

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Aldous Huxley 's Brave New World

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

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Nuclear Power in Australia’s Energy Future

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The Man Who Knew Too Much by Alfred Hitchcock

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Banned Books: Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King

- Famous author Stephen King said in his book On Writing: a Memoir of the Craft that “ Every book you pick up has its life lessons, and quite often the bad books have more to teach than the good ones” (King 145), but unfortunately not everyone agrees. In today's world, people are becoming more and more easily offended by simple things like the subjects in classic literature, for example To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, and are even trying to ban it in a classroom setting. However, To Kill a Mockingbird should continue to be taught in schools because it positively affects society by changing the way people think about the world, through a very historically accurate setting, and by teaching...   [tags: discrimination, life lessons]

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