Social Habits In Aldous Huxley's A Brave New World

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Imagine a world where there is no mothers or fathers, everyone is made in a test tube. Children are raised in factories to be conditioned for their future role in society. A place where sexual interaction is highly encouraged, and if one did not do that, they were seen as antisocial. It is a weird and unimaginable world to live in. Aldous Huxley, the author of Brave New World published in 1931, created this world for his audience to experience. During 1920’s to the 1930’s, was the interwar years, where the world was just getting over the first World War and close to entering World War 2. America was prospering in the 1920’s. There was an economic growth and many social habits were beginning to become more flexible. Woman began to express and enjoy…show more content…
After the war, industrial production changed from war products to products for the public and many of these products were for leisure and pleasure. Europe had the flapper culture prospering, many woman enjoyed being in the public sphere. They started to wear shorter hair and knee-high skirts and hats. Women were able to drive cars, drink and smoke next to their husbands, and have casual sex. In Britain, the manufactures and the suppliers of war goods became very rich after Britain won. Britain’s upper classes were prospering and were experiencing much economic growth. Sadly in the lower classes, about 70% of the population was unemployed, and many people struggled. This caused a major strike called the Great Strike of 1926. During all of this time, psychology has advanced. In the very beginning of the development of psychology, Plato had the idea that the brain is a mechanism of the mental processes in 387 BC. As years passed, theories advanced and in the early 20th century, Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung. Freud published his first book, “Interpretation of Dreams” in 1900. In 1901, Britain created the British Psychology
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