Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

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In some novels it is blatantly obvious what the author’s view on a certain topic is. Aldous Huxley, the author of Brave New World, made it known that he is not a supporter of totalitarianism. His works have illustrated his opinions on this topic. Huxley’s novel, Brave New World, analyzes the dangers of losing one’s individuality based on the main characters’ struggles and refusals to conform. This book is set in a futuristic society where the government controls everything including the conception of human beings. Huxley’s view on this type of society is extremely apparent in this story. His purpose of writing this novel was to warn his readers of the chilling possibilities of this type of society.
Brave New World was written in 1931 and published in 1932. Since then, thousands of copies have been sold. This novel has also been banned in many countries. This story is extremely controversial, but this is what makes it so good. It was rated number fifty-two out of one hundred most banned books from 1990-2001. Brave New World has made an impact on society by warning people of the possible outcomes of technological advances mixed with government control. This novel was inspired by H. G. Wells. Aldous Huxley made it a point to write this dystopian story to share the terrifying possibilities that the future could hold if we aren’t careful. Aldous Huxley shows his disapproval of a totalitarian government through the characters in this story. The first character that represents…

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