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1,626 wordsAldous Huxley, English novelist, established himself as one of the premiere fiction writers of the twentieth century. Such works as Brave New World and Doors of Perception sparked positive reviews from critics and readers across the globe. He was born on July 26, 1894, in Godalming, Surrey, England. Ever since he was very young, Huxley's peers and family considered him to be different. This was not necessarily a bad thing to anyone. Aldous brother considered this to be a form of superiority. It ...
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1,514 wordsThe brilliant social satirist Aldous Huxley shocked the world in 1932 with the publication of his science fiction masterpiece Brave New World. The novel takes place in the cities of London and New Mexico during the year of 632 A. F. (After Ford). It is a future world of absolute stability and total sterility with one concern- happiness for all (Wright 84). In his foreword to the New Harper edition of Brave New World, Huxley states its theme as "the advancement of science as it affects human indi...
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1,828 wordsAldous Huxley in his novel Brave New World written in 1932 presents a portrait of a society which is superficially a perfect world. In this satiric novel, Huxley makes fun of science and religion, using his idea of the future to attack the present. This pessimistic story of the modern world opens in London some 600 years in the future, specifically in 632 A. F... Through the use of irony and detail he shows how the advancement of science affects human individuals. In Brave New World, Aldous Huxl...
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2,809 wordsBrave New World by Aldous Huxley The author Aldous Leonard Huxley was born in Surrey, England, on July 26, 1894, third son of Dr. Leonard Huxley and Julia Arnold. He is the grandson of T. H. Huxley, the scientist. Aldous Huxley was educated at Eton, which he left at seventeen owing to an affliction of the eyes which left him practically blind for two or three years. This event presented him from becoming a doctor, for which he was grateful later on. The book Brave New World was written in 1932. ...
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2,954 wordsBrave New World Book Response written by Arjun BankeT he title of this book is Brave New World. The original date of publication was in 1932. 2. The author of this book is Aldous Huxley. He was born in Surrey, England, on July 26, 1894. He was the grandson of T. H. Huxley, the well-renowned scientist. Though he wanted become a doctor, Aldous Huxley was temporarily blinded when he was in college. Going on to be a journalist, he earned his degree in English literature at Oxford. In addition to jou...
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2,396 wordsA Comparison Contrast of A Brave New World and 1984 Although many similarities exist between Aldous Huxley's A Brave New World and George Orwell's 1984, the works books though they deal with similar topics, are more dissimilar than alike. A Brave New World is a novel about the struggle of Bernard Marx, who rejects the tenants of his society when he discovers that he is not truly happy. 1984 is the story of Winston who finds forbidden love within the hypocrisy of his society. In both cases, the m...
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2,219 wordsBrave New World Research Paper Aldous Huxley is considered to be one of the greatest Literary Minds in the Modern Era. The book Brave New World, is considered to be one of his greatest creations. Huxley believed it was easiest to touch your reader in fiction. In Brave New World he did. His book was a tool for him to give his fears and reservations a voice to speak to the public. Huxley s great mind and many fields of research allowed him to write this uniquely insightful piece, Brave New World i...
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1,266 wordsTo gain further knowledge on the Excel theme of technology, I choose to read Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. In this novel Huxley explains what may happen if the human race tries to create a utopia based on technology. This book expanded my knowledge of how technology and the quest for a perfect society can mix, creating a vial and intolerable society. The plot line of the book is very simple, but at the same time it is also very effective. The story takes place in London at least 632 years int...
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5,045 wordsSamir Patel Ms. Priest English 4 CP May 11, 1998 Utopia or Dystopia All through life humanity tries to obtain a world in which one can live with enjoyment, equality, fairness, and happiness. Many great writers have created utopian worlds that the reader can consider and explore. To create a perfect place compels the writer to write novels that deal with utopia. People see them selves in a place where it is fun and enjoyable. Writers see todays world not as the good place (Hermon, Holman). The wo...
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