What Is Individualism In Brave New World

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“If one’s different, one’s bound to be lonely.” This is a line stated by John the Savage in the novel: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. This quote arguably summarizes one of the core themes of the book. On the second reading of the first line, the thought arises if this is very far from the truth of our present-day society here in the real world? Hipster culture in contemporary society was an attempt to strive to be “special” or “different than the masses”. But is this not the very thing that makes us similar at the end of the day, or is the whole individualism issue just an illusion that is also evidently present in the novel? In this essay, these topics will be explored with evidence from the book and from my own experience in the world. …show more content…

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