Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

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Attie Giles
Lorna Martin
AP English
August 24, 2016
Brave New World Brave New World by Aldous Huxley is a very graphic novel that exemplifies the problems of modern society with a fictional setting that dates far into the future. However, the one feeling that Huxley describes most is the feeling of complete loneliness, even when surrounded by the very materialistic desires that were created for complete joy. This story revolves around one character in particular that portrays the theme of self loathing loneliness the most, and that is John “the Savage”. John is a mistake of creation, born from two elitist parents from London whose civilization prohibits the natural occurrence of pregnancy. John’s mother thought dead after she was lost in an Indian Reservation in New Mexico, and forced to give up her lifestyle of pleasure and joy for the grueling heartache which resembles that of a pre civilization tribe. John was raised in a setting that requires the act of self inflicted pain as proof of maturity and manhood. John even as a young child seemed to be an outsider in his own society, born with the cursed appearance of a caucasian in a society of mainly Native origins. John is different among his own people, and he thrives on that difference. John’s mother taught him to read and write in a society of the uneducated and illiterate. Yet, John still feels the urge to prove himself a man in the native customs centered around torture that his society uses for worship. “‘I…

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