Comparing Huxley And Orwell's Brave New World And 1984

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What would it be like when the famous authors Huxley and Orwell look back on our world and disappointedly smile and say, “I told you so”. The Brave New World and 1984 show us an image of the future, or better yet, an image of what life that’s 100% controlled by a government would be like. This paper will give you chills of what great people predicted for our world. 1984 is a novel by George Orwell that was published in 1949. In that time totalitarianism was not well understood and all the information that was understood, was based on Nazi Germany or the Soviet Union. Orwell tries to define totalitarianism by showing how a country like England that once had so much freedom, could now be highly controlled by a single party in which is lead …show more content…
The world state manages to control its citizens by ensuring that they are superficially fulfilled and so happy that they would forget about their lack of personal freedom. Similarity lies where both state controls’ result into loss of emotions, dignity, values and morals, and eventual loss of …show more content…
In this society, approximately two thirds of the women are technology sterilized, and contraceptives use is required for the rest. This means that the modern generation is overly dependent on technology. Processes that are supposed to occur naturally such as reproduction are controlled by the use of medical and technological intervention. This includes removing ovaries surgically, hypnopaedic conditioning and the Bokanovsky Process, “…human beings no longer produce living offspring. Instead, surgically removed ovaries produce ova that are fertilized in artificial receptacles and incubated in specially designed bottles.” However, in 1984 sexual intercourse is not acceptable and women and men only approach each other to reproduce for the

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