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A Brave New World Essay

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A brave new world by Aldous Huxley Title: In this novel Huxley describes a futuristic world and society so I don't think that the title needs further explanation.When: The novel takes place in the year 2495 or in other words in 632 A.D. (after the birth of the American car magnate Henry Ford in 1863) Where: Actually there is no specific location where the novel takes place. It's more a mental construction of the general situation over the entire world.This is a futuristic social novel. It describes the economy 500 years from now.Before I go any further I would like to explain the way of life in that period. Humans are bred and conditioned by scientific methods to create a society in which ...view middle of the document...

She develops an obsession for John.Helmholtz Watson: An Emotional Engineer of the civilization. He is very handsome and strong, and thus has lots of women. Throughout the story, he feels as though he has the power to say something important, and yet he doesn't know what to say.Mustapha Mond: The resident controller for Western Europe. He knows everything about the history of civilization.John (the savage): John was born in a reservation of social outcasts, better known as savages. His mother is Linda and his father is Thomas, the director of hatchery and conditioning. He does not adjust well to civilization.Linda: Was left behind to live on the savage reservation when she accidentally got pregnant. She is disliked by civilization because of her aged body, which is something the civilization has never been exposed to.D.H.C.: Director of Hatchery and Conditioning who gloats on his position. He reassigned when they found out that he is a father.Fanny Crowne: Lenina's friend that reminds her of the standards and rules of society.Plot: Bernard invites Lenina to join him at a savage reservation in New Mexico. But when he asks for permission to leave the Director of the Centre tells him that he also went to that reserve 20 years ago, with a girl called Linda. But one day Linda went for a walk and she disappeared.When Bernard and Lenina go to the Savage Reservation they meet Linda and John who's the Director and Linda's son. Linda bumped her head when she went on that legendary walk and was recovered by a couple of hunters from the reservation.They wouldn't allow her to leave anymore because she was pregnant and in the new world that was...

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