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Aldous Huxley died of cancer of the tongue on November 22. and published his first novel. S. 1894. in Godalming in Surrey. Huxley began writing professionally in 1920 for various magazines. the same day as John F. in 1920 at the age of twenty-six. including an award from the American Academy of Letters in 1959 and election as a Companion of Literature of the British Royal Society of Literature in 1962. Late in life Huxley received many honors. 1963. England.BIOGRAPHY Aldous Leonard Huxley was born on July 6. Kennedy and C. Crome Yellow. Lewis .
writing the screenplays for such notable films as Pride and Prejudice (1941) and Jane Eyre (1944). 1958 During World War II Huxley worked as a scenarist in Hollywood. 1921 Antic Hay. Brave New World.WORKS BY ALDOUS HUXLEY Crome Yellow. 1932 Heaven and Hell. 1956 Brave New World Revisited . 1931. . 1928 The World of Light. 1923 Point Counter Point .
if you had a government unscrupulous enough you could do these things without any doubt .. This. We are getting more and more into a position where these things can be achieved. And it‟s extremely important to realize this. and to take every possible precaution to see they shall not be achieved....HUXLEY „S PURPOSE IN WRITING THE NOVEL BRAVE NEW WORLD “Technology could iron humans into a kind of uniformity. was the message of the book—This is possible: for heaven‟s sake be careful about it. I take it. if you were able to manipulate their genetic background .” .
Scene I: “O wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world. Act V. Act V.TITLE Brave New World's ironic title derives from Miranda's speech in William Shakespeare's The Tempest. . That has such people in't. The Tempest. Scene I.” William Shakespeare.
F (A.F. . stands for “After Ford.” the number of years after he started the assembly line).SETTING The action of the novel is set in London. England and a place named “Savage Reservation” in 632 A.
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and individual.H.C. eccentric. who brings John the Savage and Linda back from the Savage Reservation) Helmholtz Watson ( Bernard‟ s friend) John the Savage ( the son born of parents from the brave new world. (The Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning for Central London) ABANDONS Linda ( John‟s mother) Lenina Crown (a conventional young woman who is drawn unconsciously towards danger) ADVISE S Fanny Crowne ( Lenina‟s friend) Henry Foster (He serves as a counterpoint to Bernard Marx—where Bernard is anti-social.Bernard Marx ( an Alpha-Plus psychologist. but raised in the Savage Reservation) Mustapha Mond (one of ten World Controllers) The D. Henry is the model conditioned citizen.) .
. . . . Progress is lovely . Never put off till to-morrow the fun you can have to-day . . When the individual feels. . . . Even Epsilons are useful. A gramme in time saves nine . the community reels . . . We can‟t do without any one. One cubic centimetre cures ten gloomy sentiments . We couldn‟t do without Epsilons. . Every one works for every one else . . We can‟t do without any one. “Every one works for every one else. Everybody‟s happy nowadays . . . Every one works for every one else. .” A gramme is always better than a damn . . .
DYSTOPIA: -an imaginary place or state in which the condition of life is extremely bad.UTOPIA/ DYSTOPIA Definitions : UTOPIA: -literally it means <<place that does not exist>> and describes an imaginary world. oppression. . as from deprivation. or terror.
DISTOPYA “Brave New World” predicts a future where people don‟t have serious relationships. Gamma. where they don‟t have opinions and are classified from birth into a caste. People are filed into five castes: Alpha. . or Epsilon. Delta. People sleep carelessly with many different partners. Beta.
science is used to control and subjugate. This occurs through the absence of spirituality and family.FUTURISTIC SOCIETY Huxley describes a futuristic society that has an alarming effect of dehumanization (the individual is sacrificed for the state. the obsession with physical pleasure. and all forms of art and history are outlawed). and the misuse of technology. .
Bibliography: Aldous Huxley‟s Brave New World.Intoduction by Harold Bloom Bloom‟s Modern Critical Views: Aldous Huxley—New Edition 2010 by Infobase Publishing .