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BRave New World

As man has progressed through the ages, there has been, essentially,
one purpose.That purpose is to arrive at a utopian society, where
everyone is happy, disease is nonexistent, and strife, anger, or sadness
are unheard of.Only happiness exists. But when confronted with Aldous
Huxley’s Brave New World, we come to realize that this is not, in fact,
what the human soul really craves.In fact, Utopian societies are much
worse than those of today.In a utopian society, the individual, who among
others composes the society, is lost in the melting pot of semblance and
In the science fiction book Brave New World, we are confronted with a
man, Bernard Marx.Bernard is inadequate to his collegues.So he resorts
to entertaining himself most evenings, without the company of a woman.
This encourages his individual thought, and he realizes that independent
thought is rewarding, and that he must strive to become a real individual.
Although this is true to a certain extent, Bernard does not realize that he
would much rather attain social recognition.At least, not until the
opportunity presents itself.Thus, through a series of events, Bernard
uses the curiosity of the society to his advantage, fulfilling his
subconscious wish of becoming someone important; a recognized name in the
jumble of society. This ends when the curiosity of others ends, and as a
supreme result of his arrogant behaviour, he is exiled.
The instigator of this curiosity as well as the author of Bernard’s
fame (and folly), is an outsider know as the Savage. The Savage is brought
in from outside of the utopian society by Bernard as an experiment.He
faces “civilized society” with a bright outlook, but eventually comes to
Lenina, the supporting role of the novel, is the most pronounced
example of the ideal citizen.She adheres to the principles of the society


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