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  • Cloud Lake: A Short Story

    A place one could only get to by flying, and a place very few knew about. It was special to the three of them, and they liked to think that it was their own special place. Cloud Lake was on a floating island, the largest of eleven floating islands, in Distira. The island itself did not have a name, but the lake on it had a name. The Lake was made of water, but it flowed off of the island in a stream that turned into clouds. Thus, Cloud Lake. Some of the animals were crystal, others were ‘normal’ but those ‘normal’ animals had extremely soft fur, or feathers. Raven tore through layer after layer of glistening clouds, and as she flapped her powerful wings she twirled through the last layer and came face to face with the sky. She glanced at her timepiece and noted that she had ten minutes to spare. In an instant she made up her mind. She was going to enjoy her freedom before her meeting with Nick. She reached up to her hair and removed her ponytail. She undid the braids, and let her hair fall down to lay against her shoulders and…

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  • Bellamy's Ideal Society

    to a society where the struggle for resources ceases to exist. There is no fear of war here, no worries of hunger or homelessness. Wealth inequality has dissolved and society is operating in a state of interdependence; the basic needs of its people are met through cooperation. Capitalism is a thing of the past in Bellamy’s view of 20th century Boston. The consciousness of the society, as well as the world seems to have evolved to include greater health, balanced wealth and more time for love.…

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  • Examples Of Dystopia In 1984 By George Orwell

    If Hitler had a Big Brother… it would be O’Brien The world would be a better place if everyone was happy, if the weather was ideal, if laws were created to reflect the ideal lifestyle. In a utopia, it is thought as a imaginary, and an indefinitely remote place but one person's utopia is another's dystopia (“utopia”). An imaginary place where people lead dehumanized and often fearful lives is a dystopia (“dystopia”).. This is what happens in most cases like in the book of 1984 by George…

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  • Happiness In Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

    Nobody is happy. Everybody is only under the illusion that they are happy. Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 examines happiness from a society with government censorship. In this society, the government restricts books from the public and believes that burning books is a source of happiness and equality, turning the public’s attention to entertainment instead of knowledge for pleasure. However, seventeen year old Clarisse McCellan, who others think is crazy and antisocial, asks Montag, “Are you…

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  • Honeymoon Vacation Analysis

    Most of the islands are relatively small and easy to walk all around them with no more than an hour. Luxury hotels are located, each hotel on one whole island! Quite naturally, all the islands are surrounded by coral reefs which are driven waves and winds from reaching threaten and harm them. But outside the lagoon, it’s a whole different story , this is the playground of the elite surfers from all around the world who come to catch waves. Paradise is here … If your idea of paradise is a…

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  • Brave New World And Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

    To best answer the question of how Aldous Huxley would perceive our society today we must look to the past. Who was Aldous Huxley? Aldous Huxley was born in Surrey, England in 1894, to a well-established intellectual aristocratic family. He grew up far from poverty and much closer to riches than most at the end of the 1800s. He originally wanted to become a doctor, however due to juvenile sickness he lost his eye sight for two years and never fully recovered it. This caused Aldous Huxley to…

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  • Technology In Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

    In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, Huxley repeatedly emphasizes the importance of technology. By using numerous references to technology throughout the novel, Huxley proposes to the reader the idea that technological advances can easily be used in any form of government to strictly control the populations thoughts, feelings, and actions in this dystopian world. These dystopian society, people are mere personal subjected to do a single individual job. The novel describes a scene where there…

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  • State Of Stability In Brave New World

    order to achieve a state of stability. The artificial society dehumanizes mankind to attain the world state’s motto, “community, identity, stability” Huxley’s fictional world is maneuvered with a brainwashing system very similar to a factory where how everything is controlled. After successfully manipulating every single aspect to creating a “happy” world it comes at a great cost, individuality. In order to maintain stability, the novel implicatively insinuates that individuality must not be…

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  • Anthem And Fahrenheit 451 Comparison Essay

    He grew to love books. This love for books led him to detest his society this resulted in him becoming a criminal; Montag kills Captain Beatty and then goes on the run. The police and a mechanical hound chase him; he escapes the grasp of the police with the help of Faber, a friend of Montag, who shared similar ideals regarding their society and the importance of literature. He unites with Granger, then after the city is then bombed, Granger helps Montag cope with the loss of people he cared for.…

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  • Personality And Evil In Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

    Brave New World is a novel that encompases what it means to be a utopian society. A seemingly perfect world full of happiness, ease, and encouraged pleasure. Everything is uniform, decided and precise. Everyone fits a specific mold. Those who stray however, are set aside and exiled. Utopian societies have been attempted throughout history through various forms of government, all which eventually failed due to the fact that complete perfection cannot be achieved as long as there is free will. In…

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