Essays Tagged: "World State in Brave New World"

"Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley. Compares life as Huxley described it in the World State with life in the United States today.

Prompt: Compare life as Huxley described it in the World State with life in the United States today.For more than half a century, science fiction write ... science fiction writers have thrilled and challenged readers with visions of the future and future worlds. These authors offered an insight into what they expected man, society, and life to be like a ... at some future time.A society can achieve stability only when everyone is happy, and the brave new world tries hard to ensure that every person is happy. It does its best to eliminate any painful emo ...

(5 pages) 192 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley: exploring Huxley's accuracy of the future.

Brave New World Essay TestBrave New RealitiesIn a high school bathroom, a young girl is casually taking narcot ... he repeats the phrase 'There's a little McDonalds, in everyone." Aldous Huxley created a remarkable world, one that introduced many new aspects into a simple life, aspects which at that time (1932) wo ... ave been thought of as ridiculous and bizarre. Now, in 2002, it seems as though Huxley's futuristic world was not a frivolous guess at what humanity would some day come to, but an accurate imagination ...

(4 pages) 52 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley.

Everyone wants to live in a society where they will always be happy and where the world is always perfect with no flaws, but to you, what would perfect be? In the novel, Brave New Wo ... ll a product, but it is actually trying to make you give in to what they think would be perfect.The World State brain-washes people when they use hypnopaedia. Hypnopaedia is a physical state that you ... ones" to obey what they teach them and believe only what they hear from them. When John came to the World State everybody was to fascinated with what they saw because he was not their average type. Jo ...

(3 pages) 39 0 2.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Aldous Huxley's "Brave new world", chapter 15, pages 208-209

John encounters a crowd of Deltas waiting for their daily soma ration. John has been brought to the World State by Bernard from Malpais, a 'savage reservation' where people function in much the same w ... inly owing to his mother Linda's behavior. When he finds himself actually a part of this "brave new world", though, he is an outcast once again. This passage, occurring at the beginning of chapter fif ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

3 passages in which you analyze the syntax, diction and detail of the writing, and illustrate how that helps convey the purpose and meaning of the novel.

Brave New WorldRhetorical Mode and Purpose?It is better that one should suffer than that many should be corrup ... nard Marx constantly endures mental distress as a consequence of his unorthodox views. In Brave New World by Adolf Huxley, the primary protagonist struggles to voice his bitterness and disgruntled opi ... ature through mass cloning, affirming the loss of everything fundamentally human. Through Brave New World, Huxley warned past governments who sought to increase effectiveness and stability, and contin ...

(9 pages) 52 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Brave New World:Comparison between the world state and the savage reservation,and which one is more akin to our own.

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley portrays the future in which there are two very different worlds. The world s ... with nature and unrestrained knowledge. I believe that the savage reservation is more like our own world because the world state, although organized is too organized and too protected from the things ... things that make us human. The savage reservation allows knowledge, literature and emotion like our world.The world state is technologically advanced and very protected, mostly of knowledge. They don' ...

(2 pages) 27235 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Brave New World: How to Save Humanity - The New or Old World?

? It is a small price to pay for never-ending happiness. You accept? Great, welcome to "a brave new world" where you will be conditioned to accept all things happily and become a fully conforming memb ... tle worried now? That is fine; we will take care of that for you shortly. Aldous Huxley's Brave New World is a civilization that has departed from an evolving world of human conflict and emotion to an ...

(4 pages) 123 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Brave New World- Aldous Huxley- To what extent does BNW fit into Malak's theory of dystopian literature?

~BRAVE NEW WORLD~"Community. Identity. Stability." This is the "Brave New World's" "World State motto", written ... d's" "World State motto", written in bold in the first paragraph of Aldous Huxley's novel Brave New World, almost immediately setting it up to fit into Amin Malak's theory of the six characteristics o ... deology. Throughout the novel these six characteristics are continually present, ensuring Brave New World fits to a large extent into Malak's theory.Although the novel fits into each of the six charac ...

(4 pages) 27 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Brave New World, Freedom vs control

In the novel Brave New World the author portrays a world in which humans are no longer born, but grown. In this so-called u ... re bred to be small and dumb, so they can be content with their simple tasks. The rulers of the new world are trying to create a society in which there are no ups and downs, only one middle path of st ... y believe to do this they must have every member of society act in the same way. Every human of the world state is conditioned to do exactly what he or she pleases, as if they were all children trying ...

(2 pages) 28 0 2.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Brave New World

ing like physiological conditioning and recreational drug abuse to escape reality, just like in the World State.Huxley in the shadows of Mond dictates that soma is without a doubt "Christianity with o ... backs his theory's up with made up characters. In real life society couldn't work as it did in the World State obviously. As Life Magazine pointed out; An expert in medical ethics considers the inevi ...

(2 pages) 20 1 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Brave New World: How science and technology is used to enslave humanity. An essay into the destructive nature of technology in Brave New World.

Huxley's "Brave New World" is a novel that explores the way in which science can enslave humanity and take away individu ... y characterized in society. A discourse of class is represented in the novel in order to consider a world were people's destinies are predetermined. Politics is a dominant discourse that considers a w ... rough the discourse of sexuality.Huxley strongly emphasizes on the discourse of class to consider a world where social conditioning controls the daily functioning of society. In Huxley's dystopia worl ...

(4 pages) 64 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley - In many ways, John's presence in the "Brave New World" is very antagonistic.

Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World" is a science fiction novel about a society conditioned to believe in certain things and to ac ... rder to keep them in a positive, happy and comfortable state all the time. Many can argue that this World State is a very fake, manufactured society taught only happiness and nothing that has to do wi ... chooses to rebel, and be a freethinking individual. In many ways, John's presence in the Brave New World is very antagonistic.The people conditioned in the Brave New World are taught to take soma dur ...

(4 pages) 27 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Blade Runner" and "Brave New World" Comparative Study

Aldous Huxley's novel 'Brave New World' and Ridley Scott's film 'Blade Runner', although different mediums, both explore the concept ... concept of 'In the Wild' by examining the fundamental relationship between humanity and the natural world. Both texts redefine the concept of nature to suit the context of the composer and to reflect ... dependent society through his portrayal of the unnaturally sterile and segregated atmosphere of the World State. This bias may have stemmed from the aftermath of the world war and the Great Depression ...

(4 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley

The society in "Brave New World", by Aldous Huxley, is exceptionally different from society today. Acts that are accepted in t ... eates, such as, worshipping God, and marriage. Science and technology rule the society in Brave New World, and due to this, society is incredibly efficient and productive. One might see the society in ... ity. Those are important aspects of life that Huxley's society deprives its people of.In "Brave New World" everyone is happy, or they seem to be. Regardless of what is believe, the people of the World ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Blade Runner" and "Brave New World" in terms of context and man's relationship with nature.

Society has historically sought control over the natural world. This recurring tendency to pursue science and technology, and through control, to skew and re ... gy, and through control, to skew and redefine the notion of humanity is evidenced in both Brave New World and Blade Runner, each reflecting the context of their time of production yet dealing with ess ... rough excessive control.Science and technology has often been man's means of subverting the natural world. The birth of the production line, developments in medicine, and the improved mediums of techn ...

(4 pages) 28 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley

Importance of Community Stability Identity in Brave New WorldA Brave New World by Aldous Huxley is a great example of a dystopia as he creates the “per ... sky Process, that morphs artificially inseminated zygotes to fit the structured society know as the World State. This “perfect world” is ideal for some, however, not for all as the trials an ... ” is ideal for some, however, not for all as the trials and sufferings of many citizens of the World State are seen throughout the entire book.One of the most enforced concepts of the community w ...

(6 pages) 18 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Brave New World

Brave New World The story takes place in a futuristic London at the Central London Hatchery where a gr ... le, John begins to find London confusing, strange and repellent. He remembers a quote, "O brave new world / that has such people in it" which reminds him of how amazed he was at first. But he soon rea ... more and more disgusted with the society of London.Then John, Bernard, and Lenina are judged by the world controller, Mustapha Mond. Mond understands all the things that are wrong with society but exp ...

(3 pages) 319 0 3.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Brave New World (Short Answers)

Brave New World Essay Questions: Question #1 John's Death John, the Savage, was doomed from the beginn ... Savage, was doomed from the beginning. He should have stayed on the reservation and not gone to the World State. His suicide was due to many factors. One was when he pledged his love for Lenina, and s ... nd the kids came in and called her fat. John's upbringing was much different than the people of the World State, especially in the view of death. Those kids were there to get used to dieing and not be ...

(3 pages) 399 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Brave New World

In the beginning of "Brave New World", the Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning (DHC) leads a group of students through the "Cen ... Hatchery and Conditioning Centre" to give them an idea of the society and how it is kept stable.The World State was created after the Nine Years War. Its motto is "Community, Identity, Stability". For ... ltz are there to help him, but they are overpowered by the police and brought to Mustapha Mond, the World Controller for Western Europe.Mustapha Mond, who knows about history and also likes Shakespear ...

(4 pages) 246 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Brave New World Individualism

literature and religion by a controlling government in Aldous Huxley's futuristic novel, Brave New World.The government in Brave New World uses many techniques to ensure that the citizens of the Worl ... ial jobs and superficial lifestyles because they are programmed before birth to do so. After birth, World State citizens continue to be molded to follow the standards of their motto: "Community, Ident ...

(3 pages) 5258 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers