Analyzing Aldous Huxley's 'Brave New World'

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Analyzing a New World
In Aldous Huxley’s novel a Brave New World, published in 1931, there are several attacks on society. Throughout this essay it will be seen what these problems were and if they were fixed. If the problems were fixed, it must be determined when they were. The primary focus is to answer whether we have changed for the better, women’s role in society and the social classes. In the end it will be obvious that a perfect society is impossible but we have made improvement.
Women in British society during 1931 were expected to be married and look after the children. Older woman who worked in professions such as a teacher, (commonly in primary schools) were regarded with the derogatory term, “spinster,” meaning they were passed the age a woman was supposed to be married, and it seemed unlikely that the ever would.. This viewpoint was mostly because of how much effect Queen Victoria’s words had. “Let women be what God intended, a helpmate for man, but with totally different duties and vocations.” Even some women agreed, considering political and other social equality among sexes to be improper and a sin.
In modern times, according to a statistic in 2016, about ⅕ of the seats in Congress are held by
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The upper, middle, and lower class. The upper class streamed from the aristocrats of earlier time periods. The middle and lower classes were the working classes. The middle class however had jobs with better pay, a better standard of living ,and better sanitation then the lower class but still had struggles with day to day necessities. The lower class were very poor and had difficult lives. Many children worked in the lower class. This relates to A Brave New World as the lower classes were not focused on in society very often, and had difficult jobs and less access to resources from their conception, this caused the lower classes to in general have low
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