Brave New World has been called a

Brave New World has been called a - Brave New World has...

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Unformatted text preview: Brave New World has been called a "novel of ideas," because Huxley takes as his primary focus for the fiction the contrast and clash of different assumptions and theories rather than merely the conflict of personalities. In Brave New World Revisited , Huxley dispenses with the fictional construct altogether and lets the ideas themselves form and inform his work. In a sense, then, Huxley opened his debate about the future in fiction for artistic purposes and then continued it in philosophy with persuasion in mind. Part of Huxley's reason for "revisiting" the themes of Brave New World stems from his horrified recognition that the world he created in fiction was in fact becoming a reality. In the depths of the Cold War, a totalitarian world state a Communist dictatorship, perhaps seemed a distinct possibility; and so, with the world on the verge of destruction or tyranny, Huxley felt compelled to...
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