Essays Tagged: "Utopian Society"


th century many attempts were made to actually establishcommunities which followed the beliefs of a utopian society. Most were experiments inutopian socialism. Although they differed considerably in t ... straints that were being imposed bycivilization.Experimental societies based on the theories of the utopians were also set up inEurope and the Unites States. They included Robert Owen's cooperative co ...

(8 pages) 190 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Mother to the tribe" by Marge Piercy

iduals; however what can be the consequences of such 'happiness'? Marge Piercy attempts to create a utopian society that practices this idea, but to achieve such a success many present social beliefs ... el Woman on the Edge of Time. She not only uses a mother as the main character, but creates a whole utopian society based on the mother. Piercy contributes this novel as a political statement to addre ...

(9 pages) 95 1 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"1984", by Orwell, an American classic which explores the human mind when it comes to power, corruption, control, and the ultimate utopian society

classic which explores the human mind when it comes to power, corruption, control, and the ultimate utopian society. Orwell indirectly proposes that power given to the government will ultimately becom ... mental and physical opposition to their beliefs, thus eliminating any opportunity for achieving an utopian society.The novel shows how the government attempts to control the minds and bodies of it ci ...

(5 pages) 146 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Psychological Interpretation of B.F. Skinner's "Walden Two"

mpany in 1948 is a spinoff of Henry David Thoreau's Walden. It is an expansion of the creation of a Utopian society. The society is the creation of T.E. Frazier and is run under his guidance. The stor ... hat the youth received, but instead are trained quickly to abide by the rules set forth to create a utopian society. In the society, there is no money and no use for it. Payment for food, shelter, and ...

(11 pages) 149 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Is Orwell's 1984 Utopian

George Orwell's 1984 a society is described. Many of the characters would describe their world as a utopian society, for technically it could be. However, Orwell's tedious tirade of mindless details, ... technically it could be. However, Orwell's tedious tirade of mindless details, 1984, is indeed anti-utopian in nature. Through Winston and his support characters, Orwell shows the complete opposite of ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Time Machine" by H.G. Wells

g "The Time Machine" during his early ages. "The Time Machine implies a complex and deep meaning of utopian society, which Wells has created. Because of its insightful meanings, huge number of reader ... because the prominent reason for being in rank of classic is that it implies the deeper meaning of utopian or meta-utopian society.One of the strong reasons that readers continues to read "The Time M ...

(3 pages) 129 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dimensions of a Novel- Animal Farm by George Orwell Political views on animal farm mirrored on the theme of an anti-utopian society.

This novel is a follows the theme of an anti-utopian society. The setting of the novel is in an isolated farm, which allows for the development o ... isolated farm, which allows for the development of a new society.In this novel what appears to be a utopian society becomes corrupted and leads to the development of a dictatorship or and oligarchy to ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Utopia. The Ideal Society. My definition of an Utopian society and what it would consist of. (written after reading Thomas More's "Utopia")

A utopian society is a society which has perfect political and social order. When talking about a utop ... hings are equal, and no one or thing is any better than another. These are the grounds on which the utopian society can prevail.The foundation of the ideal society rests on the human mind. Knowledge b ... for food because it is realized that it was never essential. Nor are they slaughtered for clothing. Utopian citizens are good-natured. Anything worth caring for, they hold in very high regard.Parents ...

(3 pages) 224 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Comparison of "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley and "1984" by George Orwell.

d, "The idea of utopia is mischievous as well as unrealistic" ( A dream for a utopian society always exists, but it remains a dream. In the novels Brave New World and 1984, the m ... in Oceania. Part of the Ministry of Truth, he alters historical documents to keep stability in the utopian society. John, the main character of Brave New World, has a feeling of alienation in the sup ...

(5 pages) 115 1 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Beach by Alex Garland, and "" The Lord of The Flies" by William Golding.

An exploration into the portrayal of utopian society in utopian literature, using The Beach, by Alex Garland, and The Lord of The Flies b ... and is now generally thought of as an imagined perfect place or state. A popular interpretaion of a utopian environment is the desert island, detached from the contempory pressures of working life. Th ... al way of life is desired.Alex Garland's 'The Beach' (first published in 1996) describes a ruthless utopian ideal in a beautiful island location. The characters of 'The Beach' delude themselves that u ...

(2 pages) 36 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

1984 vs Brave New World.

1984 vs Brave New WorldUndoubtedly, the thought of living in, or forming a utopian society has flashed through nearly every person's mind. A few people have even tried to make ... d to endure while living under these oppressive governments.This dream of forming and maintaining a utopian society was immortalized in two novels dealing with the same basic ideas, 1984 by George Orw ... o 1984 as both are views of a totalitarian government which attempts to provide its citizens with a utopian society, they differ drastically as Brave New World could be perceived as a positive utopia ...

(5 pages) 52 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nathaniel Hawthorne: Insecurity, Judgment, and Revenge

Most people dream of a utopian society, a society which cannot exist because people lean toward the universal problems of j ... he flaws of insecurities, judgment, and revenge lead to roads of disaster causing the attempt for a utopian society to seem nothing more than a fancy. Hawthorne's "The Minister's Black Veil," "The Bir ... eath when the fire of revenge smolders away. All the consequences from these flaws of humanity make utopian society or the puritan society lead to disappointment because unreasonable seclusion, gratui ...

(7 pages) 54 0 0.0 Oct/2003

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

Brave New World journals

ement being the downfall of society. In the novel, the "normal" part of the world has grown up in a Utopian society where sadness is not allowed. Everyone (besides the savages) takes soma to not feel ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Puritans:where they really so pure?

in their actions. In an article by JeffWalcott, he states "the Puritan colony was far from pure, a utopian society built around religion cannotwork." This may be true in some aspects but, these peopl ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Utopian Society

conceived and attempted. Factors such as society and government are to be considered in creating a utopian society. Whether society or government is more important to the concept of utopia is the que ... e vision of an ideal society." When explaining his thoughts of Utopia and the word itself.Life in a utopian society is very good and liberal. People have the choice to do anything that they would like ...

(5 pages) 143 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Kurt Vonnegut's "Harrison Bergeron" -- A story symbolic of the oppression inherent in society, and the depths to which it pervades our lives through the media, politics, and popular culture.

unity college. After a quick skim, I took it to be yet another short story about a perverse kind of utopian society sacrificing some basic human right or another in order to keep the peace. I was then ...

(6 pages) 133 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Mount Williamson (An Enhanced Exploratory Essay with comparitive references to Ansel Adam's Photo Mount Williamson)

igions is the concept of community. A family, a town, a nation, a world, united in the search for a utopian society, has been the dreams of philosophers since the dawning of civilization. A united bas ... and has moved forward as a capitalistic society focusing purely on the individual. The desire for a utopian society is now clouded with the importance stressed on the individual and the constant strug ...

(6 pages) 39 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Brave New World: A Study of Dehuminization "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley

leaders of this utopia have replaced freedom with their version ofhappiness. Through examining this utopian society's absence of individuality, their concept of happiness, and their lack of family, it ... of an individual depends on the interplay of Nature and Nurture, heredity and environment: but the utopian state apparatus controls both" (Coren 2). The leaders achieved this by producing people with ...

(7 pages) 184 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'"Utopia" is just a dream.' Discuss.

a dream.' Discuss. What is Utopia? Throughout history, there were numerous attempts for creating a utopian society, but it has always failed. Utopia has to create a perfect world for every individual ... ch is a communist form of utopia, and Thomas More also stated that no crimes should take place in a utopian society. It seems very simple to create utopia -with having everyone equal, everyone educate ...

(2 pages) 67 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

It's Not What It Seems, It's Just What You Think It Is An analysis of choice within a seemingly perfect utopian society

"The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas" is the story of a Utopian society whose survival depends on the existence of a child who is locked in a small room and ...

(4 pages) 82 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy