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Unformatted text preview: In this chapter, Huxley introduces the historical forces that led to the creation of the dystopia. The analysis, delivered by World Controller Mustapha Mond, seems to contradict Ford's own statement, quoted by Mond, "History is bunk." With the appearance of the unconventional, powerful Mond, Huxley offers a deeper, grittier vision of the dystopia than the sanitized explanations of Henry Foster and the D.H.C. Mond, the only character who knows both the pre-Fordian and Fordian worlds, lectures with passion and detail on the self-destruction of the previous order (the world of the reader) and the building of the World State, the only alternative to chaos. In a series of gory and terrifying images some, like the booted leg, inspired by the violence of the First World War Huxley paints the agonized death of the familiar world of democracy and individual freedom. From these ashes, the survivors brought of the familiar world of democracy and individual freedom....
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- Fall '07