Brave New World

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  • The Novel ' Brave New World '

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    Title In the beginning of the novel, the title Brave New World was an optimistic phrase, first used by John the Savage to declare what a wondrous new world he had discovered in the World State. “‘O brave new world,’ he repeated. ‘O brave new world that has such people in it.’” (Huxley 130) As the novel progresses, the atmosphere accompanying that phrase gets heavier and heavier, when finally on page 190, the phrase is used mockingly; “‘O brave new world…’ In his mind the singing words seemed to change

  • Moralism In Brave New World

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    Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley, is set in a future world where morals, behaviour, and ideals are different from ours today. The old ideals are viewed as a disgrace and an embarrassment. These two sets of ideals are clashed when a “savage” is brought to live in the “civilized” world. John, the savage, is brought away from his home and asked to live with civilization, which is a big change. This experience enlightens John to the technology and advancements of civilization, but also ends up driving

  • Individualism In Brave New World

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    unimaginable in previous centuries. Aldous Huxley’s novel, Brave New World, creates a utopian society that achieves happiness at the expense of humanity by contrasting the use of technology. This is a representation of a society trapped inside a world that is consumed and run by technology rather than individual thinking and feeling. The morals expressed throughout The World State society are not those of our society today, instead, The World State itself focuses around the idea of industry, economy

  • Technology Control In Brave New World And Orwell's Brave New World

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    Both Aldous Huxley's novel Brave New World and Orwell George's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four describe the societies being controlled by the technology. They describe a colorless world, no freedom, no humanity, technology as a method of control used in different ways. To create a stable world, "Ford" aims at making people feel pleasant with satisfying entertainment which is more efficient than "Big Brother" aims at making people fear with a cruel press. Different feelings towards a totalitarian regime

  • Brave New World Analysis

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    Ted Talk Brave New World If you had the option to choose between happiness and unhappiness, you would gravitate toward happiness right? Some of you may think obviously happiness, but what if that happiness came with unrelenting ignorance and the unhappiness came with truth, would you choose to live in the reality or in an artificial fantasy? Written in 1932, Brave New World depicts a world six hundred years into the future, where human life has been entirely industrialised, people are obsessed with

  • Brave New World Analysis

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    In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, the World Controller, Mustapha Mond, employs many techniques that work to provide for the happiness and stability of his society, including sedation, censorship, social engineering, and indoctrination. Whether or not this society is one we should strive for is often a point of contention, however, it is my belief that the world state presents a utopian civilization that comes at the expense of aspects of the human condition that are no longer important or necessary

  • Brave New World Analysis

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    In the novel, “Brave New World”, many works of literature deal with political or social issues by using literary elements to further explain the issues to the reader. The author, Aldous Huxley, contributes symbolism, diction, and imagery in the novel to portray a better understanding of the issues in their politics and society in the 1930’s. “Brave New World’ uses these literary devices to provide informational issues such as the moral and cultural decay during this time, the relationships, and the

  • Brave New World Analysis

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    When Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World, he started to realize how “Outdoor play has been steadily decreasing for North American children” (Let Kids Be Kids: Using Adventure and Nature to Bring Back Children’s Play). The desire to play outside has been decreasing for years now, and a primary reason behind this issue is technological advancements. As a result, Huxley incorporated many futuristic technological advancements in his dystopian novel. Aldous Huxley predicts that more people will turn away

  • Brave New World Analysis

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    In Brave New World, Aldous Huxley uses tone to develop characters in the novel while simultaneously showing that every character is cast out at some point in their lives. This utopian future setting is developed throughout the whole first half of the novel.The entire culture is different, children are genetically bred and conditioned in so called Hatcheries. “ “Stability,” said the controller, “Stability. No civilization without social stability. No social stability without individual stability”

  • Irony in "Brave New World"

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    is a monster in the closet, but the character does not). Many examples of irony are given in the novel Brave New World, a novel set in the future where humans are biologically engineered and conditioned for their role in society. The novel exemplifies irony because even though