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Analysis Of ' Brave New World '

- ... Family structure is very hard to find in this novel. Just the idea of using the words mom and dad sickens the people of a “Brave New World”. On the reservation, a savage land separated from London, a boy named John lives with mother Linda. They are out of place in this society. The people of the savages are brown skinned with dark complexions. John is tall white and has blonde hair. His mother Linda lives with the savages as well however she lives according to the “Brave New World’s” ways. She sleeps with all of the savage husbands and is hated by all of the people....   [tags: Dystopia, Brave New World, World, New World]

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No Control of Happiness in Brave New World

- Brave New World, acknowledges government control which results in the failure of a society. It is a world created where everything is under control, being observed, and synthetic. The society was manufactured in a test tube therefore, it was factory made. The people were born and developed in the test tubes, so their human nature became adapted so an individual cannot identify or approach it. Every little detail of a person's life is prearranged. These people's lives revolve around their community, their existence, and security; never their individual happiness....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]

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A Brave New World

- In this world where people can acquire anything they need or want, we have to wonder, “Is the government controlling us?” Both the governments in A Brave New World and in the United States of America offer birth control pills and have abortion clinics that are available for everyone, thus making birth control pills and abortion operations very easy to acquire. Although both governments offer birth control pills and abortion clinics, A Brave New World’s government requires everyone to take the pills and immediately get an abortion when pregnant....   [tags: A Brave New World, Govenrment Control]

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Analysis Of ' Brave New World '

- In Brave New World, it is necessary for the characters to have sex with multiple partners as a way to satisfy their emotional needs, namely love, and this contentedness takes away reasons for starting a rebellion. Early in the text, the Director of the Hatchery in London leads a group of aspiring around the lab as he explains: “Family, monogamy, romance. Everywhere exclusiveness, a narrow channeling of impulse and energy. ‘But everyone belongs to everyone else,’ [Mustapha] concluded, citing the hypnopaedic proverb” (Huxley 40)....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Brave New World]

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The Dystopian Novel ' Brave New World '

- ... Population control was handled by distributing family members from a household of too many to a household of too few. There was Universal Healthcare, all of the hospitals were well equipped with supplies and expertise to serve their patients. Education was strongly emphasized, instead of having time to waste, the people within Utopia were encouraged to study in their spare time. Everyone participated in the production of agriculture, and the work day was only six hours long. There was no type of currency that existed, the people in this Utopian society took only what they needed to get by and made all of their own clothing, eliminating competition that is promoted by attachment of materi...   [tags: Utopia, Dystopia, Brave New World]

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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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The Brave New World?

- ... While society can avoid conflict in this way, it deprives the people of individuality. To be truly human, people should not have restrictions on who they are. Any society that tries to create uniformity of all people is attacking humanity itself. Human nature calls for uniqueness, according to evolution. Everyone is meant to be different, and hereditary factors prove that everyone is unique (Huxley 254). While people are not supposed to be robots, the brave new world reduces them to machines (Firchow 301)....   [tags: Brave New World, Human, Religion, Africa]

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The Delusion of Happiness in Brave New World and Canada

- Abraham Lincoln once said, “Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” Thus, implying happiness can be determined by ones mindset. However, Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World creates a vision of a utopian society that achieves happiness by altering the mindset of its populace to believe they are happy. In a society depicting such a strange ideology of the future, people are no longer as happy as they make their minds up to be, but as happy as the government allows them to be....   [tags: brave new world, huxley]

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The Death of John Savage in Brave New World

- A “utopia is that which is in contradiction with reality,” said the famous French novelist Albert Camus in his collection of essays, Between Hell and Reason. History shows us that seemingly exemplary ideals in practice have led to the collapse of societies. Just examine the two most prominent attempts at a utopia: Hitler’s attempt to socialize all of Europe and create the “perfect” Aryan race coupled with Karl Marx’s beliefs to instate communism into society. The final result was the destruction of their perspective visionary worlds....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]

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Use of Propaganda in the 1930’s and in Brave New World

- Life in the 1930’s for Americans was very bewildering since the country was just coming out of the Red Scare. Aldous Huxley published a dystopian book, Brave New World, in which the fictional “controllers” in the novel could easily manipulate the ignorance of people through drugs and conditioning. The government used the drug soma as a way to make everyone high and agree to anything that the hierarchy wanted. Taking soma makes everyone crave it even more because it is an addictive drug....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]

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Satire in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World

- Aldous Huxley. The very name summons psychedelic visions and utopian nightmares to the western psyche. He was born on the 26th of July in 1894, and died on the 22nd of November 1963. He saw the turn of the century, two world wars, the decline of the British lion, the ascendance of the American eagle and the Cuban missile crisis. In short, he lived through some of the most unstable times man has seen as a species. His work was varied. He began his career as a satirist of the class system he endured in England....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]

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The Role of Technology in Huxley's Brave New World

- Technology, which has brought mankind from the Stone Age to the 21st century, can also ruin the life of peoples. In the novel Brave New World, the author Aldous Huxley shows us what technology can do if we exercise it too much. From the novel we can see that humans can lose humanity if we rely on technology too much. In the novel, the author sets the world in the future where everything is being controlled by technology. This world seems to be a very perfectly working utopian society that does not have any disease, war, problems, crisis but it is also a sad society with no feelings, emotions or human characteristics....   [tags: Brave New World]

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Use of an Outsider’s Perspective in Brave New World

- Aldous Huxley uses the viewpoint of an outsider, or Savage, to give the reader different perspectives of his dystopian world in Brave New World. After traveling to the World State from the reservation, John (the savage) disagrees with the lack of intimacy, the lack of morality, and the lack of free will that he witnesses there, which shows the reader a very different side of the World State. These imperfections, along with many other factors, cause John to plunge into insanity and eventually commit suicide....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]

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A Brave New World: Was Aldous Huxley Correct?

- A Brave New World, written by Aldous Huxley, is a book that to me is more of a warning then entertainment. In the book, Huxley writes about a future civilization and all how everything in life is simplified. Babies are created in factories and are designed however scientists want them to be. Relationships are completely irrelevant and frowned upon in this world. People are distracted from true beauty and left to submit their selves into a false world. Since this book was written in 1931, Huxley obviously had no knowledge of new age technology....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]

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Analysis of Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

- In our world, there is a plethora of societies. Different societies have different approaches to freedom, and have different ideas of what freedom is. In our society, we are taught that freedom is something that everybody should have no matter who they are or where they are from. In A Brave New World, Huxley gives us two examples of societies. These societies are the World State and the Reservation and they both have very different types of and views on freedom. By using these two examples and providing the readers with multiple characters that live in each society, Huxley clearly shows us his view on the subject of freedom....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]

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Brave New World : A Dystopian Society

- Brave New World is a novel that suggests that a dystopian society is valuable in human life. It tells about Huxley’s “utopian” society and how it differs from an actual utopian society. In this type of society the government, or in Brave New World’s case the World State, controls every aspect of a human’s life. Brave New World believes that there is no such thing as a natural child birth. Reproduction is not allowed, ovaries are removed from women and tampered with to condition them. We learn that a child is not “born” but created....   [tags: Brave New World, Dystopia, The World State, Human]

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A Brave New World And A Clockwork Orange

- ... In comparison, Alex and his ‘drougs’ drink milk at the ‘Korova Milkbar’ laced with ‘vellocet or synthamesc or drencrom’, reality impairing drugs which urge the individuals towards acts of brutality. Unlike the government in A Brave New World, the practice of taking these ‘veshches’ or drugs is not promoted by the governing state, but is done by insubordinate individuals to recede from reality for a ‘nice quiet horror show fifteen minutes’. The symbolic significance of milk, as a substance which is typically utilized as nourishment for fledging animals, positions the audience to grasp and sympathise with the immaturity and subsequent vulnerability of the citizens in the face of higher pow...   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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Analysis Of ' O Brave New World '

- ... Helmholtz Watson: He is an alpha who is a professor on emotional engineering. He is not allowed to write about what he finds important, so he feels insufficient. Bernard and him are friends, but he sometimes gets annoyed when Bernard talks about his successes. John and him are very similar and become fast friends, except for when Helmholtz criticizes Shakespeare. He also gets sent into isolation. John: He is the son of the DHC and Linda. He was born in the savage reservation and raised alongside Indians....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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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

- ... For example, our main form of entertainment is our cell phones, where as in Brave New World their central form of entertainment is soma. To enumerate off this topic, people in our society rely on their cell phones for just about everything. Without these devices, all of us would be lost and would not know how to function. Where as in Brave New World, the citizens depend on soma to make them feel good and happy about themselves. All the people rely on soma because they have been conditioned to go to it if they need an escape from their current world....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Brave New World, World]

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New Meaning in a Brave New World

- New Meaning in a Brave New World The motto of the "Brave New World" was "Community, Identity, and Stability." In the following essay the actual meanings of these terms will be addressed. The term "Community" really did not have the meaning that we are accustomed to hearing and speaking in the modern day and age (1996). Instead it stands for almost a lack of "Community", meaning that there is no choice of where one ranks in the "Community", instead you are assigned even before production (natural birth is non-existent) your place in society and a person could never know what are the differences between being an Alpha or a Gamma....   [tags: Brave New World]

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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

- ... 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

- 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

- “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

- 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

- ... This allows the government of the World State to create each individual with a specific genes and intelligence level needed to do a job they are predestined to do. By creating humans exactly the way the government wants, the government believes it has created a sense of stability in the society. The government in the World State believes that any other technological will upset the stability of the society. All people in the World State are not encouraged to learn any more than what they have to do to fulfill their everyday job....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Marriage]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- Brave New World is a magnificent piece of literature that has surpassed all expectations that are valued in a book. Huxley’s novel is a book to praise due to its ruminating themes, evocative characters, and intellectually stimulating overall feel of the novel. Brave New World combines a myriad number of themes together to form a rather deep, shocking, and perplexing novel. Throughout the novel, the reader is presented with unbelievable concepts and ways of life. Brave New World warns the readers about how giving the government too much power can go awry and ultimately change everyone for the worse....   [tags: Brave New World, Dystopia, The World State]

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Brave New World : Social Stability

- Brave New World Social stability can be the cause of problems. After reading Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, we are informed that “Bokanovsky’s Process is one of the major instruments of social stability!” Now is it worth it. Is it worth the sacrifice. Questions like those are addressed throughout the book. Huxley wants to warn us of many things, for example the birth control pill, the way that we can colon ourselves and many other things. He wanted us to know that many of the experiments that they do to the caste in Brave New World, we were later going to do investigate more ourselves or start doing them to others....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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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

- ... 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

- ... 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 And Birth Control

- ... This brings up the question of how kids are born. This is peculiar as well as inhumane in my opinion. The book describes kids being born in test tubes, being cloned then multiplied numerous times over. This is a large disadvantage of the system. Since babies are not born into this world naturally there are obviously no mothers or fathers. This leads to having no families along with no bond between people and mainly no LOVE. Though there is no true definition of love, it is hard to have such feelings under these circumstances....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Aldous Huxley]

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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

- 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

- 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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Analysis Of The Book ' Brave New World '

- ... A specific moment during his tour of the school of Eton gave Bernard the impression of a literal vampire. “Bernard, meanwhile, had taken a strong fancy to Miss Keate… Strong in his new importance, he put his arm around the Head Mistress’s waist… was just about to snatch a kiss or two and perhaps a gentle pinch…” (Huxley 161-163). A literal vampire being one who “… when he gets them [young, beautiful women], he grows younger, more alive.” (Foster 16). With his popular reputation, he preyed on many young women like a savage....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, We, Island]

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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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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 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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Lord Of The Flies And Brave New World

- Today people value individuality over all else. Individuality and a combination and variations of numerous beliefs and traditions create a unique culture. Culture can only sustain itself if the governmental authority allows freedom otherwise people become clones or unless the governmental authority restrains people from discriminating against others. A balance of freedom and rules allows for the continued humanization of the individual. William Golding and Aldous Huxley’s contemporary dystopian novels reflect a similar theme....   [tags: Brave New World, Nineteen Eighty-Four]

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Comparing 1984 And Brave New World

- Vladimir Nabokov once said “It is hard, I submit, to loathe bloodshed, including war, more than I do, but it is still harder to exceed my loathing of the very nature of totalitarian states in which massacre is only an administrative detail”. This quote connects to the themes of both 1984 and Brave New World. 1984 and Brave New World are both books about a totalitarian ran state. This also shows that neither of these novels care if there are lives taken as long as the world is perfect and everything is the same....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Brave New World]

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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

- ... 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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Comparing Brave New World And 1984

- Comparing and Contrasting main elements in Brave New World and 1984 “Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent than the one derived from fear of punishment” -Mahatma Gandhi. In this quote Gandhi is discussing different elements of how power is maintained in a society. The novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley displays a futuristic society controlled through pleasure, while 1984 by George Orwell displays the other side of the spectrum where power is strictly enforced by fear....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Brave New World]

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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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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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Fahrenheit 451 And Brave New World

- ... People work the whole day in Ford-like production processes and in the evenings they go to the ‘feelies’, play electromagnetic golf or have recreational sex. People have superficial friendships, but love relationships, let alone family-relationships, are absent” (Schermer). Also, a throw away mentality enhances consumerism, highlighted by the phrase, “Ending is better than mending.” For instance, the novel points out that a love for nature keeps no factories busy. With sustainment and peace being held at the highest regard, it was decided to abolish the love of nature (Huxley 23)....   [tags: Brave New World, Dystopia, Fahrenheit 451]

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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

- ... 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

- ... 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

- 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 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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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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- ... 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

- ... John’s recognition that this society is far from ideal, in fact it parallels how a modern person would react. The government manufactures erratic human behaviors through the use of a soma, a hallucinogenic drug that is “Euphoric, narcotic, pleasantly hallucinant”(33). Everyone in the new world takes soma when they experience something displeasing. The government uses it to gain total control over its citizens because they become mindless tools under the influence of the drug. Furthermore, the citizens form an addiction to this pill because it is free and provides them happiness....   [tags: Brave New World, Nineteen Eighty-Four]

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

- ... This represents her unconscious desire for soma because is willing to cause harm to her body to get the same results as taking soma. It is also evident that it produces a false sense of happiness because she can continue to live in the Savage Reservation without a mental breakdown even though she was raised in a society that looked down on savages. In conclusion, by creating an unconscious desire for soma, the Word State is able to eliminate any unwanted feelings in their citizens and create a false sense of happiness....   [tags: Brave New World, Dystopia, Psychology, Mind]

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Brave New World Character Analysis

- ... While it is a false sense of happiness The World State is giving people, people are still happy and not hurting anyone. Bernard being malicious does not make him feel like an heroic character, it one makes him seem like a jerk trying to ruin everybody 's fun. However, when Lenina and Fanny are taking about Bernard, Fanny mentions the reputation he had around The World State. “ ‘They say he doesn’t like Obstacle Golf.’ ‘They say, they say,’ mocked Lenina. ‘And then he spends most of his time by himself-alone.’ There was horror in Fanny’s voice ”(44)....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, The World State]

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Huxley 's Brave New World

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Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's ' Brave New World '

- ... Thus it seems that the modern world is not so unfamiliar with the enforced consumer society of Brave New World. Students are taught the bare minimums in environments that are conducive to productivity and efficiency rather than creativity and substantial quality, and meanwhile, their teachers and administrators-their overseers and their “controllers”-pay attention to who does well in what area and who excels in fields of “leadership,” at which point they isolate the gifted from those who could impair their “educational process”(One could say Alpha-level decanting)....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State]

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Eugenics, A Brave New World, And The Blade Runner

- Eugenics has been an increasingly popular concept in recent films and texts. The presence of eugenics in these films and texts has caused people to believe that eugenics could be helpful in society. The idea that the perfect person can be created or modified is simply irrational. Each individual person’s qualities are created by their surroundings as they grow up. In Always With Us, Howard Horwitz wishes that the eugenics movement in the United States never had gathered steam. The negative aspects of eugenics that Horowitz discusses are noticeable in works such as Gattaca, A Brave New World, and The Blade Runner....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State]

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- ... Government holds restrictions on what classes students can take in schools, what lunches they are served, etc., connecting to the control within the World State as it determines the thought processes and education given to every child. The conditioning of the children and the lack of choice in present day society within education systems creates a lack of understanding within the idea of freedom and what it truly means to be free. Furthermore, the pre-ordained caste system within the novel pushes the question: Does the society even know what it means to be free, or to have freedom....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State]

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A Reflection on Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

- Literature is both shaped by our culture and shapes it. Because of this it is an effective representation of the culture of a time. One can tell how people were affected by the events of the times by how it comes through in their writing. Aldous Huxley's Brave New World is a prime example of this. The work was targeted at people in a post WWI world. This is a time between WWI and WWII where the world is still shocked by how rapidly the science of war had advanced. People also continue to be appalled with the mass death of a World War caused by such technology and therefore yearn for a more stable world....   [tags: Brave New World Literary Analysis ]

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Henrik Huxley 's ' Brave New World '

- ... And yet, bottled as she was, and in spite of that second gramme of soma, Lenina did not forget to take all the contraceptive precautions prescribed by the regulations.” Not only were they both born from a bottle, but they continue to live in one big bottle. The comparison of Lenina and Henry with bottles shows how enclosed they’re society makes them and how it controls them. Also in Mustapha Mond’s speech, this same comparison is made, “Even after decanting, he’s still inside a bottle, an invisible bottle of infantile and embryonic fixations....   [tags: Brave New World, Aldous Huxley]

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George Orwell 's Brave New World

- ... When the next generation of the smartphone is released, the first thought is to buy it, regardless of the condition of their old phone. Furthermore, Huxley’s prediction of a loss of emotional attachment is portrayed in relationships. “Soma” causes such a lack of all emotions except for happiness that society is no longer capable of developing a relationship. This modern society is disgusted by the concept of a monogamous relationship and can only engage in casual sex. Lenina explains to Fanny that she has been with Henry monogamously for four months and Fanny responds, “‘It 's such a horrible bad form to go on and on like this with one man....   [tags: Brave New World, 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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The Downside of Technology Exposed in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World

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Suppression of Individuality in Huxley's Brave New World and Rand's Anthem

- Fahrenheit 451, a Ray Bradbury book, possesses a stereotypical citizen named Guy Montag. Guy sees the world just the same as any other individual. No true happiness or emotion is ever evoked. In his society, Montag becomes aware that books and other censored items exist in the world, but their presence has no impact on him until a female character enters the story. Talking one afternoon, Montag becomes interest in this female’s opinions on society. He soon concludes that the government is repressing individuality by censoring numerous avenues of entertainment that allow people to form their own thoughts and judgments; done so to maintain social stability....   [tags: brave new world, anthem]

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The Critical Response to Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World

- After writing an incredible novel that to some was quite controversial due to its antigovernment subject, Aldous Huxley became one of the greatest writers of his time with his novel Brave New World. Huxley’s background had a significant influence on his writings and to the subject of his marvelous novel. The period in which Brave New World was written, along with the historical and cultural conditions of the time, also had an immense affect on the work. As an illustrious writer with such a controversial novel, many had their own critical responses to this piece of literature....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]

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Technology's Control Over Society Illustrated in Aldus Huxley's Brave New World

- Technology is defined as using the entire body of science, methods, and materials to achieve an end. In the novel, technology is used to control the life of everyday people to develop new ones. The author Aldus Huxley set the world in the future where everything is being controlled by technology. Even the new born are controlled way before they were born. This is a scary society because everything is being controlled even before someone is born, in a test tube, where they get to be determine of what class they are going to belong, how they are going to look like and beyond....   [tags: Brave New World]

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The Role of Government and Technology in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World

- Merriam Webster’s definition of satire is a type of literary work used to ridicule human vices and follies. This type of work is presented in Aldous Huxley’s, Brave New World, when criticizing the power and control of the World State through the use of advanced technology towards the members of the World State. Throughout the novel the World State is portrayed as a totalitarian government controlling every aspect of its citizens lives. This controlling is made possible through all the advanced technology available within the World State....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]

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Comparing the Dystopian Society in Brave New World and Modern Society

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A Brave New World is Pending

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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 '

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

- ... Consequently, the World State found a way to maim and silence the death beast so it held no power. Scientists in the World State found a way to cure all diseases and stop all signs of aging. As a result, when people in the World State are about to die, they are sent to the “Galloping Senility Ward” for their “second infancy.” As the people in the ward die, little children come and play in the ward. It is a conditioning technique that makes death seem casual and trivial. Therefore, nobody in the World State cares when someone dies....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, United States]

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- ... 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 ' Brave New World ' By Aldous Huxley

- Tamilore Adeleke Mr. Harper English 12 02 May, 2016 ‘O brave new world that has such people in it!’ John, the Savage The beauty and uniqueness of a character comes from their imperfections and the ability of the reader to relate to their circumstance. In the novel ‘Brave New World’ written by Aldous Huxley, John, ‘the savage’, demonstrates this. The beauty of his character is seen in his refusal to accept the ways of the World State and his unrelenting heroism to force change, unlike the other characters in the story....   [tags: Brave New World, The World State, Novel]

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