The author´s intentions and criticism We think Aldous Huxley wants to criticise that people who live their life on their own should get respect from the others. They should not be excluded just because they’re different from others. When Bernard and Lenina visit the reservation in New Mexico
between science, religion &technology in Brave New World
The novel Brave
New World”, written in 1931 by Aldous Huxley is about a dystopian
set six hundred years in the future,
and its developments. Furthermore it describes a future world ruled
Brave New World A dystopain novel by Aldous Huxley Table of content 1.Introduction 2.What is dystopia? 3.Aldous Huxley 3.1 Biography 3.2 Reasons and influences behind Brave New World 4.Dystopian elements in Brave New World 5.Sources 1.Introduction In order to understand why Aldous Huxley’s
First, on how I structured my presentation. I will begin by explaining why Aldous Huxley wrote BNW: Revisited. And as you can see, this book contains 12 chapters, each covering a different topic in a very complex and detailed manner. That’s why I will only focus on these four, which I think are equally important.
Lastly, I will give my overall opinion on the book and some recommendations.
Why did Aldous Huxley write BNW: Revisited?
So, as I already mentioned, Brave New World Revisited is a collection of 12 non-fictional Essays that Aldous Huxley wrote 26 years after the publication of Brave New World.
There are two main reasons why he wrote this book, the first one being that after WWII he saw our world progressing toward his creation much faster than he anticipated. That’s why this book starts with him saying: “In 1931, when Brave New World was being written, I was convinced that there was still plenty of time. (…) The prophecies made in 1931 are coming true much sooner than I thought they would.” And the second reason is to emphasize the necessity of resisting the power of tyranny, he wants to avoid the emergence of another dictator like Hitler.
He does this by analyzing some of the factors that can lead to a dictatorship and compares how he included those .....[read full text]
The ever-advancing technology demands ever advancing organization of the masses to manage machines, for example, which causes people to deny their individuality and diversity in order to fulfill this demand. In other words, when the whole has greater worth than the individuals, communist ideas start to take place, and sooner than expected, a dictatorsh.....