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Essay | Brave New World - Soma Vs Prozac

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of Brave New World.
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Brave New World - Soma Vs Prozac

Summary: Compares the fictional drug Soma from "Brave New World" to the modern popular drug Prozac.
Everyone wants happiness. Everyone wishes for happiness. But how far people would go to get joy is a different story. In Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, people no longer find happiness on their own but instead, use the fictional drug soma to endure in fantasies and pleasure and to mask the injustices in their life. This is similar to the widespread use of Prozac, which does not cure depression, it simply masks it. People do everything they can to achieve happiness, even if it means avoiding truth and reality.

In Brave New World, a very popular drug, soma, is used for any sign of displeasure. The drug is made to mask the fact that the utopia in Brave New World is really a dystopia. Soma is a perfect drug taken to have the feeling of entertainment and fun. It is a drug...

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This section contains 562 words
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