Gattaca vs. Brave New World

Topics: World, Brave New World, Aldous Huxley Pages: 4 (1572 words) Published: October 16, 2010
Perfections of the Future
Altough both the movie “Gattaca” and the book “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley are based on perfections done on the future and how science has taken over the world, they both have similarities and differences. Vincent, the main character on Gattaca has more inner strenght than Bernard and John (main characters of Brave New World) who were not happy with themselves for not been a perfection.They are also similar in the way that they rebel against their societies. Both “Brave New World” and “Gattaca” had similar and diferent characters.These characters were stong enough to rebel against their societies.After encountering a DNA black market were he changed his identity, Vincent becomes a great austonaut, even when everyone saw him as an “unvalid”. He accomplished this when he realizes he had more inner strength than his brother, after defeating his brother when playing a swimming game. Bernand and John also rebeled from society by reading and thinking like a normal human would have done. In contrast to Vincent, John was not as strong as Vincent, for he took his own live. He was not as determined as vicent because he was not happy with himself and the society. Bernand also differs from Vincent by been weaker and not been happy with himself.Lenina from “Brave New World” and Irene from” Gattaca” are both a bit similar, but Irene is approached as the perfect and beautiful citizen that ends up changing thanks to Vincent and Lenina is the unperfect citizen that has many struggles in her life. The societies in “Brave New World” and “Gattaca” were both different in the way their social division were made and the way they pushed sexual reproduction between their citizens.In “Gattaca” the pressure for the perfection of children was not pushed a lot like in “Brave New World”.In “Gattaca” it was the parent’s decision to make their children perfect, altough the valid children had more opportunities of happines than the unvalid children.The parent...
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