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    In today's society, a world where everyone is equal may seem like a perfect place to live. There would be no discrimination and no unfair advantages for anyone. Although equality is important, total equality between individuals can lead to many complications. A prime example of this is in the story “Harrison Bergeron”. This dystopia takes place in 2021, where the world in which the citizens live in, is completely run by the government. Everyone is totally equal. Nobody is smarter, prettier or more

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    Edward Scissor-Hands Draft The film Edward Scissorhands was directed by Tim Burton, it is about a man with scissors hands who struggles to feel acceptance and belonging, unfortunately he lives in a perfect community where they don't like change and find it hard to accept him as a person. In the film, the community was quick to reject and take advantage of him because of his unique ability which led to isolation and the community singling him out. Society quickly judges and disregards Edward Scissorhands

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    Education and feminism were both significant ideologies that inspired Fuller to pursue a career as a social advocacy journalist, however, the most dominant philosophy she believed in was transcendentalism. It is known that Emerson was the fountainhead of the transcendental wave of spirituality. Many of his works dealt with humanistic and romanticist concepts, and one of his major legacies is his firm belief in mortal spirituality. This happens also to Margaret Fuller. Her life can be seen as an effort

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    When the writer Jackson H. Brown said “ 20 years from now one will be more disappointed by the things one did not do than by the things one did do,” he showcases how missed opportunities lead to regret in the future. Similarly, the author Yukio Mishima depicts how people cope with this remorse. In his short story “ Swaddling Clothes”, Mishima explores a guilty conscience by defining the dream sequence of the protagonist, who learns to deal with her corrupt marriage, unleash her hidden voice, and

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    Communism in theory seems perfect, but in practicality it remains only a theory because there remains no feasible way to accomplish it. A person/people will always possess more power than the rest, yet majority of people believe it could solve some of the most horrendous problems the world faces; however, true equality in a society exists in hypothetical and ideological scenarios. True equality represents equality based on everything humanly possible, which means physical characteristics, education

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    How many characters can one character portray? In Hermann Hesse’s novel Siddhartha, Hesse creates many diverse personas for Siddhartha to fill. Sigmund Freud’s theory on the three-part mind play an immense role in this novel along with his character traits, verdicts within the narrative, and Siddhartha’s character development throughout this piece of work. In the novel, Siddhartha experiences a variety of different lifestyles trace his hero's journey from arrogant Brahmin to an enlightened ferryman

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    ABSTRACT: Orwell`s “1984” is a scathing satire on modern totalitarian states. Orwell also fears that there are some political states as well which have their own open and subtle designs to strike at the bastion of liberty and the freedom of thought and expression. Orwell’s mind was troubled by three evils- class, oppression, and poverty. Against these three evils he set the following three values- decency, liberty, and justice. Around these six terms we would shape the whole story of Orwell’s mind

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    youth and the Internet. When Huxley wrote his novel, the world was booming with changes in science and technology. Particularly, the discovery of psychosomatic disorders in the late 1920’s seemed to have played a significant role in Huxley’s writing. “Psychosomatic illness” is a term that was regularly used by psychoanalysts to refer

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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

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    people are created through cloning. The “World State” controls every aspect of the citizens lives to eliminate unhappiness. Happiness and truth are contradictory and incompatible, and this is another theme that is discussed in “Brave New World” (Huxley 131). In the world regulated by the government, its citizens have lost their freedom; instead, they are presented with pleasure and happiness in exchange. People can’t know the truth; they are conditioned from birth never to know the truth. The majority

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    Brave New World by Aldous Huxley introduces us to a brave and frightening new world. In this futuristic world we see a society that is divided into unbreachable social classes that depends on science for everything. This society chooses to pursue comfort and happiness, no matter the sacrifice. In Huxley's novel, he shows a world that sacrificed everything that society should actually value for social stability. We can understand Huxley’s intentions and the meaning of his novel by observing his characters

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    Director made a sign of the T on his stomach and all the students reverently followed his suit.)” The Director uses his hands to form a ‘T’. Cutting off the tops of religious crosses to form a ‘T’, resembling Ford’s Model ‘T’. This is one example of Huxley mocking modern religion, by worshipping a man who created an assembly line, rather than today’s idea of worshipping a ‘God’. 3. The Bokanovsky process is a type of reproduction in which an egg splits into 96 embryos. This process is used only on

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    In the novel The Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley, the residents of the World State no longer live in the human condition. The negative emotions of fear and embarrassment have been suppressed by their lifelong conditioning and the perfect drug, soma. This could at first seem appealing, however in reality, it can have serious drawbacks. All of the residents of the World State believe they are happy, however, they have never experienced anything of a negative nature happen to them so they can compare

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    The short stories titled “The Sacrificial Egg” by Chinua Achebe and “The Elephant Vanishes” by Haruki Murakami deal with transitioning into a societal order succeeding the previous one by searching for the element that the new order deprives them of but the old order gives them. However, the characters faced with this conflict have contradictory responses. In “The Sacrificial Egg”, Julius Obi, a Western-educated Igbo, eventually comes to recognize the influence of “Kitikpa” (traditionally believed

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    Through the character Lipsha in the story “Bingo Van”, Louise Erdrich describes her perspective of Native Americans. Lispha and they story show that Native Americans are becoming materialistic because of the gambling, many of them are treated badly and stereotyped, and that they are improving as a society which gives Erdrich hope for their future. Many Native American communities face a huge problem with gambling. Because casinos are very popular in reservations, there is a lot of gambling going

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    Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World dives into individuality and the strange effects of stability on humanity. The novel illustrates a revolution inside a utopian world where equilibrium is the main focus of society. Protagonist Bernard Marx believes that freedom is the freedom to be individual from the rest, despising the fact that the world he beholds adopts inadequate methods to generate happiness. Though this sounds considerable and intriguing for most, revolutionary Bernard Marx expresses his vexation

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    Defying norms in Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber Frank Zappa once said, “Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” In this essay we are going to take a closer look at some of the main characters in Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber and how they might or might not conform to a reader’s presuppositions of norms, especially regarding gender and traditional gender stereotypes. Exploring further how some characters might deviate from the reader’s norm. This, of course, depends on

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    select the occupation of each individual: “They were predestined to emigrate to the tropics, to be miners and acetate silk spinners, later on their minds will be made to endorse the judgment of their bodies condition[ing] them to thrive on heat” (Huxley 11). By conditioning each member to work a specific job, the government is able to make them “like what they’ve got to do” and “accept their unescapable social destiny” (11). Not only does controlling the work ethic allow the government to determine

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    The utopian society in the Brave New World can be compared and contrasted between our contemporary society using individualism, community and the human experience. The fictional novel by Aldous Huxley, published in 1932, is about a utopian society where people focus stability and community over individuality and freedom, but an outsider is introduced to intervene with the operation of the utopian state. In the contemporary world, people need to show individuality in their communities in order to

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    The people living among dystopian society in Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley, accept soma’s ability to create superficial happiness and manage their thoughts, but only through control over one’s own mind can true happiness be achieved. With the drug soma, the government maintains its stability through control over the people. The citizens think they are happy, but true happiness can only come from within. From the very start, the people are taught how to behave and that emotional connections with

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