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Unformatted text preview: Tori Thomas and Claire Rosenberg r Nw Worl Historical Background Technological advancements/ industrial revolution- mass production of cars, telephones, radios Assembly line- Model T early 1900s Russian revolution of 1917 Early 1930s: Britain recovering from World War I Stock Market crash in United States Eugenics movement Modernism Developed after WWI Themes: individualism, mistrust of governments, rejection of history Usually in first person Pessimistic SATIRE- get point across Life of Aldous Huxley Born July 26th, 1894 Highly distinguished family of intellectual elites Father a biologist, helped develop evolutionary theory Mother from a family of novelists and poets Familys status impacted his work As a child seen as different (in a good way) Mother died of cancer when he was 14 Changed perspective on happiness Attended prestigious Eton, Oxford University grad Married in 1919, traveled around the world for years Literary Connections...
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