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

1278 Words Mar 24th, 2016 6 Pages
What does a society like 1984 by George Orwell or Brave New World by Aldous Huxley really look like? Orwell describes the society Winston lives in as totalitarian, meaning the government has complete control. This government, also known as the Party, continuously pumps out propaganda capable of brainwashing the whole population. In addition, every part of one’s life is monitored and recorded to make sure he remains loyal to Big Brother and the Party. On the other hand, Brave New World portrays a society similar to that of 1984. No one is capable of thinking because of how busy the government makes their lives, and even being alone is considered a crime. Furthermore, there is no longer human child birth; instead, humans are mass produced and modified in lab-like factories. This allows for predestination and a hierarchical social class system. Knowing what these two fictional societies are like, it is evident that the United States’s society may share some aspects. However, this does not mean the future of the US society will look like 1984 or Brave New World. In fact, there are many actions and limitations in place to prevent such a drastic change from ever happening. For example, the United States will never become totalitarian because of the US’s opposition to such type of government. Additionally, there were never be a government run by completely like-minded individuals because of the multiple party system and check and balances. Finally, Americans are constantly trying…

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