With the publication of "Brave new world in 1932,Aldous Huxley established a new
form of the science genre in literature. This book conceptualizes a new way of living,
a world in which people do not have a destiny of their own. The viviparous days are
gone and every person created has a destiny chosen by another human. Each is
artificially created, being trained to fit a caste.
Huxley shows even from the beginning of the book the absence of light, colors and
movement: with a pale corpse-colored rubber , "The light was frozen, dead, a
ghost ¦ "page 1. In this world, technology is worshipped, replacing God.
The first few pages present the laboratory where the D.H.C. shows to a group of
young students the system that produces people. While showing them important
parts of the laboratory, the D.H.C. explains the complex processes that lead to
forming people. He is proud to say that by using the Bokanovsky process, ninety-six
identical human beings will grow where only one grew before. It becomes
obsessively in the first chapter the fact that the students were "desperately
scribbling , " straight from the horse's mouth page 1.
Every person that is being created has to fit in a caste. These specimens, the
Deltas and Epsilons, will do manual labor while the Alphas and Betas
have high positions(because of their high intelligence ). Epsilons are the ones with the lowest
intelligence. It's evident that the people have no freedom, and must submit to the will of the World
Controllers. The world controller is Mustapha Mond.
In the second chapter we are shown how babies are trained to like and dislike things. First
they are shown flowers and then suddenly alarms start to make great noises. Sleep-teaching
learning is used to give messages to the growing ch... Continue Reading