Dystopia Brave New World Analysis

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Aldous Huxley, a dystopian prophetic vision Aldous Huxley explores in some of his novels the dystopian narrative, and even though Brave New World (1932) is his most acclaimed work, he wrote others like Island (1962), situated in an utopian society , and Ape and Essence (1948), a similar dystopia to the one we find in Brave New World (1932). Although Brave New World (1932) vividly depicts a world in which humans have become less-than humans by means of biotechnological and socioscientific techniques, Island (1962) sketches an idyllic community in which scientific knowledge is carefully employed for the enhancement of the quality of human lives . Brave New World (1932) is set in a future world in the year 632 After Ford and people are no longer born or raised the way we know: they are conceived by cloning and then develop in bottles in a place called the Hatchery. Here they are conditioned; we could see this conditioning as a process of brainwashing designed to prepare every individual for the tasks he or she is meant to fulfill in this society, also called the World State. This society is divided into castes, from Epsilon to Deltas, Gammas, Betas and Alphas. The first two are…show more content…
The already brainwashed adults, the citizens, were never allowed to experience boredom (and not given the time or education to criticize the government) because they were encouraged to amuse themselves at government-sponsored programs such as helicopter excursions and feelies. With fun and games, the society lives a happy life. So we can understand that in this society ignorance is happiness. Creativity and individuality are abolished therefore we could se people’s lives as empty and meaningless although given the proper conditioning they do not feel that
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