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brave-new-world-aldous-huxleySources: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elitCopyright © 2016 Course Hero, Inc.Mustapha MondController; suave intellectualJohn the SavagePrudish, naïve pariah; uncomfortable with conformity Helmholtz WatsonRebellious propaganda writer Hatchery DirectorRigid, humorless administrator Henry FosterIntelligent, cheerful embryo expertLenina CrowneLab tech; frequent Soma userBrave New Worldby the NumbersHighest asking price in 2016 for a limited 1st edition of Brave New World signed by the author First-edition copies signed by Aldous HuxleyYear of publication of Henry Fords manifesto that inspired the novel Last names used for the two billion people in the World State324~$7,00010,0001922Bernard MarxUnconventional psychologistMustapha Mond, Chapter 17t would upset the whole social order if men started doing things on their own.Growing up in a time of great technological change, Huxley focused much of his writing on society and the effects of technology. Despite being panned by fellow science fiction writers H.G. Wells and George Orwell, Brave New World has remained a popular exploration of a totalitarian future.ALDOUS HUXLEY1894–1963AuthorHenry FordRepresents the deification of mass productionSomaRepresents state control and personal escape through state-sponsored drug usage DecantersSymbolize a test-tube populationMain CharactersSymbolsSources:, Encyclopaedia Britannica, The Guardian, The New AtlantisCopyright © 2016 Course Hero, Inc.In the dystopian, futuristic landscape of Brave New World, people are mass produced in test tubes. Lab technicians chemically decide each persons physical and intellectual traits, and individual thought is disdained. For outcast John Savage, the idea of emotional and intellectual conformity is unbearable and disturbing.Conditioning Social DestiniesTHEMESIdentityEach groups identity is predetermined.AlienationPeople who do not conform are ridiculed and banished from society.ConsumerismMass production encourages buying and creates job security.Oppression & ConformityThe World State uses conditioning to smother independence and create obedience.EpsilonBetaDeltaGammaAldous Huxley1932EnglishNovel AuthorYear PublishedOriginal LanguageDystopianBrave NewWorldAlpha

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