Brave New World Essay | Brave New World and 1984: To Control Freedom

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Brave New World and 1984: To Control Freedom

Summary: Compares the dystopian novels 1984 by George Orwell and Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. Explores how individual freedom is controlled in both books.
"Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely." The famous quote by Lord Acton can be seen in Orwell's Brave New World and Huxley's 1984. The novels warn of the power that can be abused by an autocratic state in attempt to create the perfect, utopian state. Order and control is maintained in both novels, but the utopian ideals are far from achieved. Instead, the novels depict a dystopian world in which individual choice and freedom are destroyed. Both 1984 and BNW relies on stringent restraints of human liberty in order to control society by the means of controlling emotions and desires, the abolition of family values and personal relationships, and the manipulation of language and media.

Human emotions and desires are the fundamental basis that both totalitarian states in BNW and 1984 use to control the populace. In BNW, emotions are prohibited to prevent dissident and...

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