How Does Stanley Create A Dystopia In Brave New World

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In his novel, Brave New World, English writer Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) tells us about his version of future. Set in London of 632 A.F. (“After Ford” in the book, which becomes equivalent to AD 2540 in the Gregorian Calendar) (Wikipedia.) the story follows the “misfit” Bernard Marx, whose name is originated from the historical figures George Bernard Shaw (or possibly Bernard of Clairvaux or possibly Claude Bernard) and Karl Marx. By using his position in society both as an outsider but also as the part of the highest class in The World State, an alpha, the writer leads us to a world of futuristic land full of incredible developments in multiple areas of science such as reproductive technology & sleep-learning and a society divided into castes regarding to their place in economy. …show more content…
In the end, I hope to offer a clear way of understanding regarding the topics of economy, identification, personality, love, art, religion, community seen in these literary works and our own world, too.

Brave New World is often counted as one of the classics of its genres, science-fiction and dystopian fiction. In her review of the book, Margaret Atwood compares the work to George Orwell’s 1949 novel 1984, saying that “in the latter half of the 20th century, two visionary books cast their shadows over our futures.” (Atwood.) Again, social critic Neil Postman noted the difference between two worlds of Nineteen Eighty-Four and Brave New World in the preface of his 1985 book Amusing Ourselves to

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