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  • Essay On Social Stability In Brave New World

    also help keep our society in balance. Without social stability , our society can end up being chaotic. Social stability has a big part in the novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. Their society is balanced by having their citizens take an amount of soma and by also having certain restrictions. The sacrifices that the World State requires of its citizens are not worth the prize to maintain social stability, because it can eventually make someone rebellious and unhappy. Not everyone is going to…

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  • Significance Of John The Savage In Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

    Significance of John the Savage In the novel, “Brave New World,” by Aldous Huxley, John the Savage represents the connection between the civilized society which succeeds in conditioning their communities to maintain standards, and the savage community where religion and rituals takes place. John is nevertheless out casted by both societies where he neither fits. His beliefs in Awonawilona and the stories portrayed by Shakespeare shape John’s world into a delusional interaction when he’s…

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  • Brave New World Research Paper

    similarities between his dystopia and real life in his Brave New World (Revisited). The society in Brave New World, called the World State, focuses on happiness: people can’t complain if they are always happy. This ideal is accomplished through the soma drug and early conditioning and hypnopædia. Society in Huxley’s time was growing closer to that in Brave New World and it has been growing closer ever since. Time flies…

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  • What Is Brave New World Persuasive Essay

    Nothing is ever as it seems and nothing in life can be given to you. As human beings we must seek our own happiness, and even in this attempt, we can never truly be completely happy. Every part of life is a wild ocean of experiences. Sometimes the water is a calm pallid blue, the glassy surface helping you to achieve whatever you wish. Other days it is a violent stormy green, threatening to destroy your ship. Everything is a balance that must go up and down, for pain is necessary to move on and…

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  • Captivity In Brave New World Essay

    A World of Captivity Imagine a world where mothers and fathers do not exist. A world where ethics are thrown away and God is a thing of the past. This is the society people are born into in the book Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. There is a community built off the philosophy of Henry Ford. The people are put into a caste system after they are “made”, and science acts as the only religion in this society. Aldous Huxley uses imagery and symbolism throughout the novel in order to make the…

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  • Keep Outsiders Out Of Our Society Essay

    Our society is afraid of what may happen to us if we continue down the road were taking. We are keeping to ourselves putting up a wall and keeping foreigners out. People are taking legal and illegal drugs like soma to help them relax more. People worship other things besides god like material things. Our society is falling apart. Our society is starting to keep outsiders out of our country. Our country’s leader is putting up a wall to keep outsiders out. People judge others by color like…

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  • John Individual Identity

    The Strength of an Individual Identity John, the Savage, was raised on the Reservation where he acquired his own individuality due to his differing skin tone from the rest of the community. When removed from his first home and put into the place his mother considered him from, John’s identity was put to the test by the conformative government in the World State. John was first exiled from his homeland based on his skin tone and then in exile in his proper society according to his mother because…

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  • Mustapha Mond Utopian World Analysis

    and knows that they couldn’t perform other roles. No matter what, there are opportunities for all classes to enjoy leisure time, and everyone receives soma, which has the ability to take all the people’s cares away. When in a soma state, class doesn’t matter- they are on a vacation by themselves in a place where they can do whatever they want. The soma also makes the people unaware that they aren’t living in what we would consider a perfect world, as the people don’t know any better. Their…

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  • Brave New World Persuasive Essay

    defects” (51) "..there is always soma, delicious soma, half a gramme for a half-holiday, a gramme for a week-end, two grammes for a trip to the gorgeous East, three for a dark eternity on the moon.” (56). or "A gramme is better than a damn, I wish I had my soma!” (116).” This drug is supposed to guarantee each one who uses it— happiness. It is a way to self medicate and, and calms a person using it down. It gets a person high, but never gives a hangover. Soma equals the pursuit if happiness…

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  • What Is Huxley's Dream In Brave New World

    apparent that we may differ slightly from the events in this novel such as daily soma, but we are certainly headed that way. In the novel characters are prevented from reading books, at one point…

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