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  • Savage In Brave New World
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    Perversion of Society In today's society a person is shaped by family, friends, and past events, but in Aldous Huxley's classic novel, Brave New World, there is no such thing as family, history and "true" friends. The government controls every aspect of an individual from their creation in the hatcheries to their conditioning for their thoughts and careers. In this brave new world the ideas of stability and community reign supreme, and the concept of individualism is foreign and suppressed, "Eve...
  • Huxley First Wrote Brave New World
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    The Rocky Horror Picture Show, an instant cult classic from the 70's. Documenting a "Sweet Transvestite's" longing for the perfect lover, with no strings attached. Genetic Engineering along with lighting, a dark castle, and a few unorthodox love scenes made a few laugh, a few cry, and left many disgusted. Yet just how many sweet transvestites could there be in the world; certainly Aldous Huxley's Brave New World's idealized social and sexual interaction could have influenced this Transylvanian u...
  • Sexual Promiscuity Of Brave New World
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    Aldous Huxley's Brave New World is a fictitious story about a future utopian society where people are mass-produced in laboratories. People have no emotions in this world where drugs and promiscuous sex are greatly encouraged. People are given labels according to their pre-natal intelligence assignment. These different classes all have specific roles within society and nobody is unhappy with their place. The Brave New World he was a fictitious story that sets up a symbolic mirror to our world th...
  • People Of The Brave New World
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    I wrote this paper in my english class after reading 'A Brave New World': On the very last page of Aldous Huxley's book, A Brave New World, he describes John as swinging slowly in circles after hanging himself (Huxley 259). It's believed that Huxley's main point of this ending to his story was to tell his readers that after all John's effort of trying to change the brave new world, it was profoundly hopeless and the only thing left to do was to give up. This image creates a belief that Huxley wa...
  • Brave New World In Huxley's Novel
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    Brave New World: 'Oh, my God, my God!' ; In 1932, Aldous Huxley first published the novel, Brave New World. During this time, the ideas that Huxley explored in his novel were not a reality, but merely science-fiction entertainment. Brave New World confronts ideas of totalitarianism, artificial reproduction, anti-individualism, and forever youth- ideas which were not threatening in the 30's. In the 1930's, the high ethical standards people maintained and the limited amount of scientific knowledge...
  • Practical Applications Of Utopia In Actual Society
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    Criticism of Practical Application of Utopia in 'Brave New World " Debra Ackerman Mrs. Eileen Waite Criticism of Practical Application of Utopia in Brave New World AldousHuxley's Brave New World illustrates the loss of morality when established standards are replaced by amoral criteria. In his novel, Huxley criticizes the practical applications of Utopia in actual society. Huxley's depiction of love, science, and religion support the ineffectiveness of implementing Utopia in everyday life. In Br...
  • 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...
  • Aldous Huxley Aldous Leonard 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 pr...
  • Huxley's Brave New World
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    Brave New World, written by Aldous Huxley, is a thought provoking novel set in a future of genetically engineered people, amazing technology and a misconstrued system of values. Dubliners, written by James Joyce, is a collection of short stories painting a picture of life in Dublin Ireland, near the turn of the 19th century. Though of two completely different settings and story lines, these two works can and will be compared and contrasted on the basis of the social concerns and issues raised wi...
  • John And Bernard
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    By: Aldous Huxley Brave New World opens in a technically advanced future world. In the beginning of this book, we see the Director of World Hatcheries lead the new hatchery students on a tour of a Conditioning Center in London where babies are produced in bottles and pre-sorted to determine which class level they will be born into. These class level range from Alpha-plus, the highest level, to Epsilon-minus, the lowest. There are no parents, and babies are conditioned from birth to learn certain...
  • 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...
  • Enemy In Brave New World
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    Al duos Huxley, in his science fiction novel Brave New World written in 1932, presents a horrifying view of a possible future in which comfort and happiness replace hard work and incentive as society's priorities. Mustapha Mond and John the Savage are the symbolic characters in the book with clashing views. Taking place in a London of the future, the people of Utopia mindlessly enjoy having no individuality. In Brave New World, Huxley's distortion of religion, human relationships and psychologic...
  • Huxley's Use Of Technology
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    Aldous Huxley, in his dystopian novel, - Brave New World, written in 1932 presents a horrifying view of a possible future in which society has become a prisoner of the very technology it hoped would save us. In -Brave New World Huxley's distortion of technology, religion, and family values, is much more effective than his use of literary realism found in his depiction of a savage reservation. Through his use of distortion Huxley tells a classic tale with the theme of, be careful what you wish fo...
  • Bernard's Character
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    The characters in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World represent certain political and social ideas. Huxley used what he saw in the world in which he lived to form his book. From what he saw, he imagined that life was heading in a direction of a utopian government control. Huxley did not imagine this as a good thing. He uses the characters of Brave New World to express his view of utopia being impossible and detrimental. One such character he uses to represent the idea logy behind this is Bernard Mar...
  • Brave New World
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    Andrew: 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...
  • Of The Changes Huxley
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    Our Future, or a Man's Dream? A Brave New World, the title evokes an image of curiosity and instability. We wonder what our future has in store for us. The book is about the visions of one man on what the world will be like in the future. However, after reading the book, one cannot help but think that some of the changes Huxley mentions have, in fact, already taken place and that more changes are inevitable. Therefore, using the knowledge about the time period Huxley wrote in, and where the worl...
  • 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...
  • Neal's View Of Huxleys Brave New World
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    Neil Postman once stated; Huxleys vision is more relevant today than is Orwells, Neil was of course refering to Aldous Huxleys Brave New World and George Orwells 1984, both chilling prophecies of the future of humanity gone terribly wrong. Although one could agree with Neal's view of Huxleys Brave New World, where life is taken down to only the most trivial of entertainment, lack of family, love or individuality, it would be horribly blind to miss the elements of Orwells 1984 coming through our ...
  • 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...
  • John Savage And Bernard Marx
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    How does Huxley use his characters to explore the Brave New World? In Brave New World, Aldous Huxley has presented a world which appears as a Utopia in which most people are happy, and disease and death are prevented. However, upon scrutiny this world is a Dystopia that sacrifices freedom, art and religion to achieve its goals. In his novel, Huxley questions the World State through characters such as Lenina Crowne, John Savage, and Bernard Marx. Lenina has been developed by Huxley to be the quin...

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