Brave New World Essay | Brave New World: The Creation of a Dystopia

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Brave New World: The Creation of a Dystopia

Summary: Many argue that the setting in Aldous Huxley's novel Brave New World is not a utopia but rather a dystopia, an imaginary place in which life conditions are made extremely bad through such tactics as deprivation, terror, or fear. While the society depicted in Brave New World gives the appearance of utopian perfection and order, its citizens are brainwashed into believing all is perfect when in fact it is not. This society's manipulation of knowledge in this regard deprives its citizens of emotion, individuality, and happiness.
The Creation of a Dystopia

In order to discuss Brave New World as a piece of dystopian literature, it is necessary to define both a utopia and a dystopia. A utopia is considered to be an ideally perfect place, especially in its social, political, and moral aspects. In the novel Brave new World the setting involved is considered to be a utopia of just the sort. There are numerous ideas that prove this setting to true to the definition, but on the other hand many people are skeptical to these ideas and believe that the setting in Brave New World is in fact a dystopia. A dystopia is the exact opposite of a utopia making it an imaginary place or state in which the condition of life is extremely bad, as from depravation, oppression, or terror. In the novel everything seems to...

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