Brave New World By Aldous Huxley Essay

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The novel, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, is a dystopian novel about a society that is centered on, The World State, a place that uses factory-like production to clone humans and uses drugs to keep its citizens happy and contented. Throughout the novel, the subjects of conditioning, drugs, sexual promiscuity and humanity are prevalent. The main character of the novel is Bernard, a member of the World States highest caste, who dislikes the way his society works and wishes to have a meaningful relationship with a girl named Lenina, even though things like love, close relationships, courtship and emotional intimacy are replaced by sex in this society. Bernard is frustrated because even when he explains what he wants Lenina doesn’t understand. They both go on vacation together to the “Savage Reservation” (Native American Reservation), which does not share the same societal values as the World State does and is more emotional, religious and reserved. There they meet a white man who lives among the Native Americans, named John who becomes the main character. John is very curious about the World State and ends up going to the World State along with his mother, Bernard and Lenina. John struggles in the World State as the values are opposite of the values of the Reservation. John falls in love with Lenina, but his society does believe in premarital sex while the World State believes sex is a casual thing so they are both confused and don 't know how to deal with their feelings for…

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