Mr. Geib's webpage for Aldous Huxley's prophetic vision of the future, "Brave New World."



"No civilization without stability.  No social stability without individual stability."

BNW Checklist

Do you have all you need?  Check it out!


"You’ve got to choose between happiness and what people used to call high art. We’ve sacrificed the high art."
Mustapha Mond


"But I don’t want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin."
John the Savage

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"COMMUNITY, IDENTITY, AND STABILITY"

TASKS:

Author Info: First, go read up about Aldous Huxley.  Lots to explore about Aldous Huxley at Britannica.

Background and Context:  Check out in more detail The Propaganda Page, Advertising Techniques, Should We Be Cloning Around?, Prozac Dangers, Classical Conditioning, s and The Life of Henry Ford. 

Into the Deep End of the Pool:  The best place to start is Soma Web and Huxley.net; those two excellent and extensive sites contain many excellent links that will help a student to understand BNW at a profound level.

Inspiration: Click here to download Plot Cycle file.  Download "Community, Identity, and Stability," Lenina vs. John the Savage, and the Us vs. Them files.

Vocabulary: Check it out!

Final Essay: Do your best!

Culminating Project: Mustapha Mond's Department of Propaganda.


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Last updated on June 20, 2002.