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  • Huxley's Allusions To The Prominent Totalitarian Dictators
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    Under the Iron Curtain Imagine what the world would belike if we were all 'under the iron curtain. ' In his foreword to the novel Brave New World, Aldous Huxley envisioned this statement when he wrote: 'To make them love it is the task assigned, in present- day totalitarian states, to ministries of propaganda... ' Thus, through teaching (brainwashing), mandatory attendance to community gatherings, and allusions to prominent political dictators, Huxley bitterly satirized totalitarian propaganda a...
  • Their Zenith In Huxley's Brave New World
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    Aldous Huxley was born in Surrey, England on July 26, 1894 to an illustrious family deeply rooted in England's literary and scientific tradition. Huxley's father, Leonard Huxley, was the son of Thomas Henry Huxley, a well-known biologist who gained the nickname 'Darwin's bulldog' for championing Charles Darwin's evolutionary ideas. His mother, Julia Arnold, was related to the important nineteenth-century poet and essayist Matthew Arnold. Raised in this family of scientists, writers, and teachers...
  • Huxley's Allusions To The Prominent Totalitarian Dictators
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    Anthony DiMarco DiMarco 1 9 November 2000 Mr. Missle r English 11 H Imagine what the world would be like if we were all "under the iron curtain". In his foreword to the novel Brave New World, Aldous Huxley envisioned this statement when he wrote: "To make them love it is the task assigned, in present-day totalitarian states, to ministries of propaganda". Thus, through hypnopaedic teaching (brainwashing), and mandatory attendance to community gatherings, and allusions to prominent political dicta...
  • Huxley's Contemporary Society
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    Brave New World is primarily a satire on Huxley's contemporary society While writing Brave New World in 1932, Aldous Huxley was affected by the political, economic, social and scientific situation of the time. This is seen by Huxley incorporating, and in fact satirizing, such issues in his novel. These issues provided the basis for Huxley's projection into the future, and hence the satire of those topics is the main feature of the novel. They were satirized by Huxley holding up human vices to sc...
  • Their Peak In Huxley's Brave New World
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    Title: Brave New World Significance of Title: In Shakespeare's The Tempest, in act 5 scene 1, on line 204, Mira states: "How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in't!" To say the least, this book has quite a few references to Shakespeare. This segment in particular is used, because the setting of the book is of a 'brave new world' where almost everything is different from our current situation, and outwardly, every member of the society seems content in their position. ...
  • Brave New World Aldous Huxley
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    Post Industrial Society: A Brave New World Aldous Huxley was born on July 26, 1894 in Surrey, England. He was born to a very scholarly family, most notably his grandfather T.H. Huxley, a well-known biologist and foremost advocate for Darwin's evolutionary theory. Aldous upbringing was shaped by many diverse influences, from his brother Julian, a notable biologist, to his mothers uncle Matthew Arnold, a well-known English poet and literary critic. This mix of disciplines led to Huxleys eclectic i...
  • Our Society Like Brave New World
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    Criticism on Brave New World by Aldous Huxley Throughout the ages, man has wondered what the world would be like in the future. Aldous Huxley gives us a glimpse into one possibility what the world might be like in his novel Brave New World. I have read many fantasy-fiction novels that talks about this subject, such as Fahrenheit 451, but none has caught my and really our society like Brave New World. The book quickly caught my attention when it described how babies were born, or rather decanted,...
  • Huxley In A Brave New World
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    Aldous Huxley, said to have created the best utopian novel of all time, did not start out his career as a writer. He began his life in the midst of a sea of social pressure, not unlike most teenagers today. However by the age of 16 Huxley was already studying medicine and planning to be a doctor. Things were going very well for Huxley until he contracted a disease, which left him temporarily blind and prevented him from following his dreams in science. As an alternative he turned to literature a...
  • 8 May 2000 Web Aldous Huxley
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    Many 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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