Brave New World Essays

  • Brave New World

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    Back in the 1930's when "Brave New World" was published, no body dreamt that world of science fiction would ever come into reality. Surely there must have been a time though when a machine that could wash clothes too, seemed like science fiction. That machine has come into reality though. With today's technology and already seeing how far we've advanced scientifically, who's to say we couldn't push further. For that reason, it's believable that the "Brave New World" could come into reality.

  • Brave New World

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    Brave New World Brave New World is a novel by Aldous Huxley. It was published in the year 1932 and is about reproductive technology of the future. It talks of how science and technology is used to manipulate what human beings become. In this essay, we are going to consider the role of women in this novel. The representation of mothers in this novel will also be discussed. By taking into account the role of each character, the different roles of men and women will be discovered. A comparison between

  • Brave New World

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    Brave New World Imagine living in a society where there is no such thing as mothers or fathers, where you look exactly like the 500 people standing next to you, where casual sex and drug use is not only allowed, but is encouraged. Well, the society in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, is just that. While the prophecies from the Brave New World society are quite different from those of today, they can be argued as both right and wrong, but , and the technology to make them happen may be just around

  • Brave New World

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    Aldous Huxley proposes the dangers of government control in the future that combines with an obsession with technology to completely control society in his novel Brave New World. Huxley tells a story about a future society living in London, England where pleasure and technological progress take priority and Henry Ford is honored as a god. The novel is written in a detached but omniscient voice that reveals the subconscious of its characters and contributes to the theme of the novel. The benevolent

  • A Brave New World?

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    A Brave New World? In the novel, Brave New World, by Adolous Huxley we are introduced to a world where an all-powerful government dictates the occupation, intelligence, morals, and values of an individual. The government known as the World State controls the entire process of a human, from life to death. The society is based almost solely on an consumer foundation, where making money is the sole goal of the government. Although the society is radical in its nature there are certain aspects of

  • Brave New World

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    Novel Brave New World, written by Aldous Huxley, is not only entertaining to read but also excruciating, as it serves to be a portrayal of our current world and lifestyle. This can be said because several societal rules and norms in the Brave New world are quite much similar to ours; caste system, euphoric substances and condition are the major aspects that serve as an example. Social cast in brave new world is quiet similar to the society we are living in. for instance, in the novel, Brave New World

  • Brave New World

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    Brave New World In the past 100 years, the world has completely turned around. The technological and computer revolutions have completely changed the way the world works. Henry Ford revolutionized factorial production through the creation of the assembly line. It increased efficiency and a basic standard of conformity among products, therefore making the company a lot more successful. The rest of the industry creating a nation-wide revolution based on efficiency adopted this new innovation. Following

  • Brave New World

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    These three words constitute the planetary motto of the characters of Aldous Huxley’s dystopian fiction Brave New World. (7) Theirs is a carefully structured post-modern society which managed to overcome political and social unrest through genetic engineering, strict social conventions, exhaustive conditioning, hypnosis and dependency on a drug called soma. In order for the stability of this world to be achieved, inhabitants are stripped of independent thoughts and emotions. This work is an exploration

  • Brave New World

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    Brave New World It seems clear that most people in the World State are happy and contented. There are no longer problems such as disease, war, poverty, or unemployment in this society. Why then, do Bernard Helmholtz and John criticise the quality of their lives? What is wrong with World State Society? 600 hundred years into the future has advanced the new World State technologically, and perhaps also in the way of life for its citizens. Some might even go so far as to say it is an improvement.

  • Brave New World

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    An analysis of satire In Brave New World While reading Aldous Huxley's Novel Brave New World readers experience a world unlike any other. A world where being promiscuous and the use of drugs are not only legal but considered a "must" for a fully functional member of society. This world isn't a world full of democracy or the democratic process, it's a world where a virulent caste system dominates. A world where people are bred to be workers or leaders. The people of this society believe that they

  • Brave New World

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    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

  • Brave New World Psychology

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    novel being Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. Throughout Brave New World, the World State emerges as ideal and flawless with scientific and technological advancements. One way to examine such world is with the psychoanalytical lens–an approach in literature focusing on character psychology–to divulge significant meanings in conscious and unconscious behaviors. Utilizing the psychoanalytic lens, one can perceive the flaws of the World State through various people. Throughout Brave New World, the citizens

  • Consumerism In A Brave New World

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    In the novel, A Brave New World, Aldous Huxley tells a story of a shallow culture that is extremely advanced but this corrupt humanity is makes readers feel uneasy because in the society culture, people have been taught that it’s good to give up their humanity in order to feel artificial and orchestrated happiness. Through reading and analyzing the novel's theme and purpose, there was a highly sophisticated idea that I discovered in a foreword in his novel where Aldous Huxley states, “The theme

  • Humanity In Brave New World

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    Brave Old Humanity History and culture are the foundations of both civilization and humanity. Without history one would not have culture and ideals or be more prone to manipulation and control. The book Brave New World capitalizes on the idea of history, culture, and humanity as they play huge roles in the novel. The novel takes place in a dystopian future where the citizens live shallow, fruitless lives serving a World State that bans culture and history. Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World holds the

  • Stability In Brave New World

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    appeals to many societies around the world. The comforting sounds and memories associated with stability cause this effect. Generally, this comforting factor is shaped by society’s views on stability. These views revolve around the concept that stability initiates balance, and that balance initiates comfort. This perception of balance has been sought after for many years and has been portrayed through multiple films and novels. Specifically, the novel Brave New World introduces this idea of stability

  • Dehumanization In Brave New World

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    Moving on, not only does Brave New World shine a red light on the controlling nature of authoritarian and dictatorial governments, it is also points a finger towards our own destructive tendencies which impact the human world more than anything else. Although in Huxley’s novel, all the power and control lies on the shoulders of the “omnipotent—albeit benevolent--world state,” it seems that this totalitarianism and despotism is not what really causes the dehumanization described in the book. It seems

  • Emotions In Brave New World

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    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

  • Utilitarianism In Brave New World

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    In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, truth and happiness are falsely engineered to create a perfect society; the belief of the World Controllers that stability is the the key to a utopian society actually led to the creation of an anti-utopian society in which loose morals and artificial happiness exist. Huxley uses symbolism, metaphors, and imagery to satirize the possibiliy of an artificial society in the future as well as the “brave new world” itself. Mond’s idea of a utopia is “the belief

  • Assertions In Brave New World

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    The novel Brave New World written by Aldous Huxley has been reviewed over time by many different people. Neil Postman is a man who has read Huxley’s novel and came to conclusions himself about the comparison between the novel, and the modern day problems we have in today’s society. Postman has made many relevant assertions as to how our modern society is similar to what Huxley had written about in his novel. The three main points I agree on with Postman is that people will begin to love their oppression;

  • Society In Brave New World

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    Immediately evident in the first two chapters of Brave New World, contemporary readers will quickly realize that Huxley's vision for creating life is far from ordinary. As an explanation, Huxley details in the Foreword to his novel that those in control of the new world are not true madmen; their goal is not anarchy but social stability (xii). Genetically populating a society based on specific needs is nothing new for utopian novels, however, as noted by Congdon, Huxley, in his essay "A Note on Eugenics