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    Within one of his most controversial yet compelling literary works, Aldous Huxley never fails to create a masterpiece of interwoven plots, characters, philosophies, and dilemmas faced by the citizens of the supposed Utopia. Upon first glance, the reader is entirely mesmerized by Huxley’s extraordinary ability to construct a world unlike any other; a world complete with fully complacent citizens, political stability, and even an organized system of social class. However, as the reader progresses further

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    Kierston Lewis

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    that faced many obstacles in his family and against the public, which caused him to strive academically and ethnically to become a successful poet and overall great person. Arnold’s birth took the world by surprise. The world just did not know it yet. He was born in the Victorian Age. Arnold’s mother gave birth to him on December 24, 1822 in Laleham, UK. Well ahead into childhood, Matthew’s mother faded out of his life by unknown reason. With no siblings in his family, Matthew Arnold only had his father

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    to create Utopias. Novelist Aldous Huxley, in his novel Brave New World, describes a fictional utopia. Huxley's utopia has many problems that are realized by some of the characters in the book. For these characters the morally deprived world of conditioned people in which they live is revealed to be in fact a dystopia or an anti-utopia. In reality as well as fiction utopias are often attempted. However, as is true in the utopia described by Aldous Huxley, real-life utopias often fail as well

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    Brave New World - A Letter to Mr. Huxley Dear Mr. Huxley During the past few weeks my class and I have been reading your book, “ Brave New World”. While reading your book I have discovered a few captivating issues. These issues include the destruction of the family, the use of drugs, and polygamy (obligatory sex). These issues are interesting because of their implications in life today, and the frequent times they are shown in the book. The ways they are used to control people and make their

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    Tailor Smith Mrs. Murdock AP Literature and Composition 12 1 April 2014 In the novel Brave New World, Aldous Huxley portrays a superficial society where people give up their authentic humanity in order to feel artificial happiness. Most people conform to society because they need and want acceptance of others, turning conformity, into society’s new drug. The cookie cutter theory within the novel is as strong and alive in today’s society as it has ever been. Dystopia it is like a utopia, a place where

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    Aldous Huxley providing an insight into a “perfect society”. Aldous Huxley wrote this book to explain his thoughts on what he believed the world would come too in the coming years. He believed that the society was becoming too collective and that soon there would be no individuality in the society. “I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.” (Huxley, Page 163) “One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them.” (Huxley, Page 160)

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    breaking the mold. Both 1984 by George Orwell and Aldous Huxley's Brave New World are startling depictions of such a society. Although these novels are of fictional worlds, control of the future may be subtly evolving and becoming far worse than Huxley or Orwell could ever have imagined. Each society destroys the freedom of the individual through various controlling methods such as the denial of language and literature, a caste system and conditioning. One way in which each society controls

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    Aldous Huxley

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    Aldous Huxley Aldous Leonard Huxley: English novelist, essayist, critic, and poet. On July 26, 1894, Aldous was born of Leonard and Julia Huxley in England. The infamous Huxley family possessed both scientific and literary fame throughout Europe. As a teenage, Aldous developed a bizarre eye disease which left him blind for over two years. This traumatic event changed Aldous's career as a medical doctor to a writer instead. "…I should infallibly have killed myself in the much more strenuous profession

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    Brave New World Essay

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    In Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, a society is created with traditions in place about how to handle emotions. Solidarity Services are held in order to gather the people of the Brave New World and relive tensions or anxiety. Each participant in a Solidarity Service says, “I drink to my annihilation” (82) because they are in the midst of taking soma, the community’s everyday solution to discomfort or unpleasantness. As the name of the Service says, everything is done as a unit. “Ford, we are twelve;

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    In the Controller's Hands

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    around money; therefore, the government controls the population. The unknown future of American civilization is a scary thought. Aldous Leonard Huxley expresses his opinion about society slowly becoming over taken by the authority in his novel, Brave New World. He creates a world with several links to society in two thousand and twelve. In the book, Huxley predicts the future of the world, and he makes several key points that are seen in the twenty-first century. One connection made is the government

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