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    we created soma to give you time to collect oneself and improvident time, for what is time but to waste. After soma enters your body it travels to your Hypothalamus to give yourself a sense of peace. Another perk of soma is that it can increase productivity, in this case the soma releases norepinephrine which increases your focus and alertness. It also shifts blood away from parts of your body that might not be as important like skin and more towards your muscles and brain to give you a boost of energy. That being said, soma plays a very important role in our community, and it is very important that you…

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    Mustapha Mond: An Analysis

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    as just another thing that happens, to not be affected by it. The main reason being their disconnection from their feelings, not seeing how “any one mattered as much” to grieve in the wake of a loss (187). An additional way how they distance themselves from emotion is the use of the drug soma, which many members of the Society use tablets daily, whenever they begin to feel more than they wish or simply because they do not want to feel at all. Each of them are addicted to it, wanting more,…

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    Brave New World Utopian

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    Despite the allure of earthly pleasures, such as sex, soma, and comfort, there is no real happiness or fulfillment in the World State. Huxley’s portrayal of a God-less society and the subsequent unhappiness of the characters Bernard, Lenina…

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    John evokes pity in the reader when he is treated as if he were on display. People would come and watch him as if he were an exhibit at a zoo. John also shows hamartia in Brave New World when he talks to people in the society as if they would understand things such as love. Another trait the John shares with the typical tragic hero is anagnorisis. John exhibits anagnorisis when he tells the Deltas to stop taking the soma because it is bad for them. Since John possesses these three qualities and…

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    Essay On Soma

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    Is Soma a way to escape the problems in our world today or should we say illegal drugs in our world today?. Today all over the world there are so many types of drugs that are used to free the mind of all the pain in this world that may impact lives negatively. Not to mention many people In our world believe that a type of drug can fix there problems or at least give them some time to relax and not stress, For example in the such depressing grasping story of a “Brave New World” their world uses a…

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    Soma Vs Alcohol

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    In this response I will talk about the drug soma and how it relates to alcohol as a drug. Soma is a drug that is provided in by the government in Brave New World. A description of the drug is explained in chapter 3 “take a holiday from reality whenever you like, and come back without so much as a headache or a mythology”. Soma is used to escape anything uncomfortable and keeps people from feeling bad. There are many differences and similarities between soma and alcohol. The difference between…

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    Soma In Brave New World

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    stimulate euphoric feelings. Huxley’s vision of the pursuit of happiness through drugs, in his science fiction dystopian novel, is very close to that of modern American society and can be seen through the rise of prescription drug use. Soma, in Brave New World, is a drug that is described as "Euphoric,…

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    Brave New World Soma

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    which they cannot process any negative emotion, even when the situation they are in calls for it. This correlates with a common real world opinion of antidepressants, that people take them to run away from their emotions for a sort of mental high. However, without any other ways to cope, the people are set to believe that the lack of sensitivity is what's best for them. In one scene, the main characters, Bernard and Lenina, are at the Reservation, which is a degraded civilization compared to the…

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    Soma In Brave New World

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    Whenever one felt overwhelmed or stressed all one had to do was take the drug called soma. One can have sex with whomever one wants with no emotions attached. Also one has no such thing as parents and one believes in a God named Ford. Ones job consists of working on a machine all day but one never gets bored because they put alcohol in ones brain when one was artificially made. In some ways this is already happening to people around the world and if nothing is done to prevent it our world will…

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    In the novel “Brave New World”, Aldous Huxley uses many different passages to reveal the symbolism of soma, the clothing & Henry T. Ford, and lastly the character of Bernard Max. Throughout the novel Huxley uses soma to symbolize control and conformity, and makes it clear that soma is a necessity to the society. It is used to keep people calm and acting in a calm, controlled way. If no one is angry, then there are no problems in the society, and so they give them soma to control their emotions,…

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