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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley
678 wordsA Different World; A Different Person All forms of art have greatly influenced my life and have had an enormous effect on me as a person. Throughout high school, of all the great works of literature, poetry, and other types of art that have given me a feeling of joy, my senior year I discovered one piece of literature that stands out and opens my eyes to the world around me. Art, literature and music not only intrigue and inspire me, but also despite all of the thought provoking choices at hand,...
Huxley's Brave New World
1,246 wordsBrave New World: Huxley Predicted Many Events of the Future Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World out of fear of society's apparent lack of morals and corrupt behaviour during the roaring twenties. Huxley believed that the future was doomed to a non-individualistic, conformist society, a society void of the family unit, religion and human emotions. Throughout the novel, Huxley predicts many events for the future, most of which concentrate on morally corrupt society. The most important of these pre...
Aldous Huxley Aldous Leonard Huxley
733 wordsAldous 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 pr...
627 wordsBrave New World by Aldous Huxley Aldous Huxley was born in Surrey, England on July 26, 1894. He belonged to a dis- British family, which included T.H. Huxley, an famous scientist and hu-man ist; and Julian Huxley, a philosopher of science. Aldous Huxley went to Balliol College, Oxford. He wanted to become a doctor, but an eye infection blinded him, and prevented him from finishing his studies. Huxley had to quit for some time because of his eye infection. He did exercises for his eyes, and with ...
Brave New World
1,164 wordsAndrew: Well, our next guest is a man who needs no introduction. He is a literary genius, scientist, philosopher and the author of his times, ladies and gentlemen, I present to you Mr. Aldous Leonard Huxley. Huxley: Good evening Andrew. Andrew: Great to have here with us Aldous, sorry we don't have a great deal of time so we " ll get strait into it. Your Novel Brave New World, Could you briefly tell us about your book and the role of creation within the text. Huxley: The book is about the destru...
Aldous Huxley A Very Wealthy Man
1,530 wordsAldous Huxley, because he was ill most of the time and since the world he live in was corrupt, tried to make a perfect world seem possible in Brave New World and Island. Aldous Leonard Huxley was born on July 26, 1894, at Godalming, in the county of Surrey. As a young boy, Aldous was quite docile and usually kept to himself. He had an unusually large head for his size, and his family nicknamed him "Ogie", as in Ogre. His brother Julian once said, "He sat quiet most of the time, contemplating the...
Aldous Huxleys Brave New World
759 wordsWhat is a utopia Merriam-Websters Collegiate Dictionary defines utopia as an imaginary and indefinitely remote place; a place of ideal perfection especially in laws, gov-ernment, and social conditions; an impractical scheme for social improvement. In Brave New World Aldous Huxley creates a dystopia (which Webster defines as an imaginary place where people lead dehumanized and often fearful lives) by predicting a pos-sible utopia after many generations. Aldous Huxley analyzes how the utopia degen...
Wide Public Use Of Hallucinogenic Drugs
1,288 wordsThroughout history, drugs have been used in many different ways for many different purposes. Heroin and other narcotics were once widely used for medicinal purposes. Alcoholic beverages were once simply social drinks for special occasions. Most hallucinogens were once only used for spiritual purposes. Despite the obvious differences in these drugs, there is one thing they all have in common; they are all, in one way or another, associated with the scum of the earth and, more specifically, the de...
8 May 2000 Web Aldous Huxley
1,066 wordsMany Aldous Huxley Aldous Huxley Many talented twentieth century writers have been overshadowed by classical writers such as Charles Dickens and William Shakespeare. Novels dealing with classical topics are often more recognized than works that tackle controversial topics. Aldous Huxley defies this stereotype, for his controversial works gained great fame while influencing many people. Huxley was not just a successful writer; he was a complex person whose ideas and novels influenced many people....
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