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A Brave New World Essay

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A brave new world by Aldous Huxley 1) This is a futuristic social novel. It describes the economy 600 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 people have peaceful, responsibly happy lives but no individual freedom or opportunity for passion. The human race is separated in 5 different classes: the Alphas, Betas, Gammas, Deltas and Epsilons. And they live their life according to these classes. For example: an alpha can work, as a director while an epsilon has to do the dirty work. But doesn't mind doing that work because he was thought to like it ...view middle of the document...

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.3) 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 considered obnoxious.Bernard, Lenina, Linda and John go to London and the director is so horrified and ashamed by the appearance of Linda and his son that he resins from...

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