Analysis Of Aldous Huxley 's ' Brave New World ' Essay

1049 Words May 3rd, 2015 5 Pages
It is a beautiful, fair, and dazzling morning. The artificial sun shines softly on the metallic, dense city benches that hover ever so slightly. A pair of identical female twins dressed in light gray, fashionable jumpsuits hastily make their way to a lonesome bench, and swiftly take a seat. The winsome twin to the far right wiggles her perfectly sloped nose, and begins to repeat the phrase, "Everyone belongs to everyone else..." This is what a dystopia may represent; repetition, repetition, repetition. Aldous Huxley produced a novel, Brave New World, that depicts a very similar, repetitious, and corrupt society. Likewise, Rod Serling does this in his television series, The Twilight Zone, episode “Number 12 Looks Just Like You.” Both societies are, all in all, absolute dystopias hiding behind a utopian mask. To the inhabitants, however, their society is everything they could have ever wished for. With this in mind, it should be made clear that perfection brings destruction, and with destruction comes moreover intelligent, individual people. These mortals, specifically Bernard Marx and Marilyn Cuberle, are known as antagonists against society, and are the two nonconformist characters in both Brave New World and “Number 12 Looks Just Like You.” Both societies depicted within these two works share a myriad of similarities, and each primary character does as well. Brave New World, a novel by Aldous Huxley, and The Twilight Zone, specifically the episode “Number 12 Looks Just Like…

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