Essay on Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Brave New World '

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Brave New World v.s. 1984 Have you ever felt like nothing you did had a meaning? In these novels you will see how people living in these systems were brainwashed and had no actual feelings or emotion. The two novels are fairly different, but they address the same problems in their predicted futures. Brave New World written by Aldous Huxley and 1984 written by George Orwell are based on a class system that is not of the people’s choice but in 1984, the authority has more control of the system than in Brave New World. In Brave New World the system starts by brainwashing them from “birth”, and are made to be controlled by the system and believe in specific truths. They’re kept in brainwashed by the drugs that the government gives them. The people are forced to take the drugs to continue to believe in the truths the system wants them to. “By this time the soma had begun to work. Eyes shone, cheeks were flushed, the inner light of universal benevolence broke out on every face in happy, friendly smiles. Even Bernard felt himself a little melted,”(p.81) the drug makes them happy and content so they don’t rebel against the system. Also repeating catchphrases like “a gramme is better than a damn,”(p.55) promoting the use of drugs. While in 1984 they’re trained to be brainwashed through fear and the “2 minute hate”, that the people are forced to participate in every day to show that they love the system and believe in it. When people go against the system they are tortured worse…

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