Huxley, Aldous: Brave New World

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Brave new world The Author: Aldous Huxley was born in 1894 in Great Britain. He was educated at Eton and Oxford, and before writing on his own, he worked as a journalist and dramatic critic.He was disillusioned with human behaviour and described every aspect of love with an undertone of disgust. Since 1937 he lived in California where he died in 1963. Brave New World: The story takes place in a futuristic England, where people are produced artifical and divided into five different castes. The three lower castes undergo Bokanovskys Process which means that one egg is divided until 96 identical twins are produced. These people are trained to work and like their lives by different conditioning. The main method is sleep - teaching, or hypnopaedia which is very important for moral education. Sexual freedom- Everyone belongs to everyone else. Bernard Marx and his friend Helmholtz Watson, two Alphas, are different from the others because they are individuals. Bernard invites a pretty Gamma employee, Lenina Crowne, to come with him to a Savage Reservation. Its very hard to get the permit, but when Bernard talks to his director about it, he tells him, that he has been there with a girl too, long time ago. The girl got lost and was never seen again. Lenina is disgusted by the dirt and the smells in the Reservation. They have never seen old or ill people before, because in the new civilization people are deserved from growing old as well as from all kinds of deseases. Finally they see ...

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