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Brave New World vs Gattaca Speech

“I’d rather be myself, myself and nasty. Not somebody else, however jolly.” Individuality is the quality or character of a particular person or thing that distinguishes them from others of the same kind, especially when strongly marked. Within the society of the dystopian novel of Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, technology has reached a point … Read more

A Tale of Two Dystopian Societies (Brave New World)

Aldous Huxley’s novel, Brave New World, explores the extensive contrasts between two civilizations and how their contrasts represent the overall idea of how the strive to develop an overwhelmingly “perfect society” is virtually impossible. By comparing and contrasting these two vastly different societies, the author presents the idea that society, whether incredibly technological or entirely … Read more

Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World and Arthur C. Clarke’s Childhood’s End

Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World and Arthur C. Clarke’s Childhood’s End have comparing and contrasting aspects as the novels work to demonstrate a “perfect” society in which technology holds control and influence over the culture of society. The concepts of freedom act as parallels between Brave New World and Childhood’s End when hedonistic behavior and … Read more

Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World – ideas about technology and harm

From the creation of the wheel to the development of portable electronic devices, great minds have joined together to invent technologies for the sake of alleviating inconveniences in life. Undoubtedly, these advancements have aided millions of people in their daily lives; however, no societal change comes without both positive and negative consequences. A 19th century … Read more

George Orwell’s 1984 and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World

Introduction With Brave New World set just under 600 years after 1984 (Vega De Febles, 94), both George Orwell’s 1984 and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World introduce dystopias, establishing societies that are both problematic and possible. The possibility of this type of society coming to be is what evokes fear in the reader associated with … Read more

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

The novel, Brave New World, written by author Aldous Huxley in 1932, focuses around themes such as conformity and individuality. In Huxley’s World State, the World Controllers use a drug; soma, which provides comfort, safety, and stability to the people by protecting them from the harmful realities of the world. The citizens are conformed to … Read more