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    This can be seen in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World‚ where one of the characters realizes that life in the technological world they live in isn’t as great as it seems. John‚ otherwise known as the Savage‚ is an outsider to the World State who is educated and well-informed that their society is being destroyed due to the manufacturing of people and loss of individualism. To begin with‚ John was not manufactured on an assembly line in the World State and thus has not been conditioned to the conformities

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    „« Family In the totalitarian society of Brave New World‚ the development of human beings is completely controlled by the World State. Each person is raised in a hatchery‚ where the government controls every stage of their development until maturity‚ a process that takes Two-hundred and sixty-seven days. The embryos¡¦ DNA is controlled chemically to stimulate or to retard their physical and mental growth to create a biological class structure. The human¡¦s placement into a certain class‚ such

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    final leap of faith- only to result in eternal stillness. The leap of faith John the Savage took was a symbolic repudiation of the World State’s motto‚ “community‚ identity‚ stability” because every aspect of John was a contradiction to the motto‚ thus weakening the strength of the motto‚ essentially reducing the meaning to “bunk”. In Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World John had no community to accept him‚ no true identity to boost his broken morale‚ and his emotional instability shackled him to conscience

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    SETTING Setting plays a particularly important role in Brave New World. Huxley’s novel is a novel of Utopia‚ and a science-fiction novel. In both kinds of books the portrayal of individual characters tends to take a back seat to the portrayal of the society they live in. In some ways‚ the brave new world itself becomes the book’s main character. The story opens in London some 600 years in the future- 632 A. F. (After Ford) in the calendar of the era. Centuries before‚ civilization as we know

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    Brave New World Essay The concept of freedom is always changing and is often open to interpretation. What‚ exactly‚ is freedom? and why is it so important that we be free? In Brave New World‚ Aldous Huxley leaves the reader in continuous suspense over which character is truly free or has freedom. The citizens of the World State do not possess any notion of freedom‚ they are unable to control the way they think‚ feel

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    novel‚ Brave New World‚ thoroughly projects a utopian society through The World State; however‚ through various characters‚ Huxley reveals how the reality of the World State is far from perfect. In this society‚ happiness is key to stability which is certainly the ultimate goal. For many years the inhabitants of The World State have established laws in order to stimulate a utopian society. Consequently‚ individuality is forbidden‚ including the freedom of being alone. The World State creates such laws

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    Huxley’s novel‚ Brave New World‚ the drug soma influences the World State with falsely constructed hallucinations of pleasure. The soma’s originally unchallenged authority develops a conflict with John the Savage as the two symbols in Huxley’s novel struggle for power within the sinful civilization of the World State. The drug‚ soma‚ is representative of a Christ figure in Huxley’s novel that captures supreme dominance in society. Soma holds dominance over the World State by creating the ideal please

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    Conformity: To Not Be Your True Self In Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World‚ Huxley creates a futuristic world governed by conformity and submission to society. Citizens of this World State are conditioned to follow a set lifestyle determined at birth in order to create a stable civilization. However‚ there is still some form of individuality in each person‚ specifically in the characters Bernard‚ Lenina‚ and Linda. Within each of these characters‚ their difference in personality does not fit

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    utopia worth it? In Brave New World by Aldous Huxley‚ society is depicted as a peaceful heaven on worth. Once delving into the book further‚ one realizes that maybe the civilization pictured is not what it appears to be. The occupants of this society seem like robots‚ completely devoid of any strong emotion with love being the most abhorred of all. Being brainwashed from their synthetic birth‚ no matter what class they are in‚ has left them acting ignorant of the world and only able to run on spoonfed

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    to what Huxley wants the reader to understand from the way of life the people in the World State have. Diagnosed with cancer at the age of 35‚ Kaufman would certainly wish that she was able to control the prognosis of her health‚ but she cannot. Due to this‚ Kaufman evaluates the idea of controlling something for the benefit of one as dangerous. If something is meant to happen‚ then let it happen. The World State tried to create stability by programming everyone into thinking the same based on a caste

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