Brave New World By Aldous Huxley Essay
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4 May, 2015 “Brave New World’s society Is It Different or The Same as Today ”
In the novel, “Brave New World” written by Aldous Huxley, society is broken into classes known as the Caste System. The Caste System consist of five different classes or caste known as Alphas, Betas, Gammas, Deltas, and Epsilons.These groups ensure that Brave New World’s society has the right amount of citizens to fill all roles and jobs given to them by the World State. Huxley created the World State (society of Brave New World) to mirror a futuristic industrial revolution society based on the ideals of Henry Ford’s assembly line. Consequently, the United States social construct, can be deemed eerily similar to the class systems implemented in Brave New World’s society. The United States today is broken into only 3 classes upper, middle and low class, and unlike society in Brave New World, we today can control and live our lives the way we see fit. Instead of being created and controlled by upper class that is shown in Brave New World.
The five different Caste System in the book Alphas, Betas, Gammas, Deltas, and Epsilons meiro the three that are implemented today. The Alphas are the highest and most important in this system. They are known as the most intellectual and educated of the five. One of the main characters of the book Bernard lives in the Alpha caste. The Next cast is the Betas, which are known as the nurses and mechanics of the castes.…