Exile In Brave New World

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Aldous Leonard Huxley’s novel, Brave New World, takes place in a future society in which technology and consumerism has taken over. Throughout the novel several characters experience exile, either from their home or family. One such character, Linda, is left in exile on a savage reservation. Linda is used to a life of luxury with acetate clothing, soma, and scent organs. On the reservation none of these luxurys exist. While in exile Linda’s experience is alienating, but also enriching and helps to illuminate the meaning of the work as a whole. The inhabitants of the savage reservation were thought to be uncivilized. They had marriage, religion, and natural births, all of which were a thing of the past in “civilized” culture. Linda was forced
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