Presentation on theme: "Brave New World Jessica, Victoria, Lisa. Structure Introduction Book Brief overview of Aldous Huxley Summary of the Plot First Chapter Caste – System."— Presentation transcript:
Structure Introduction Book Brief overview of Aldous Huxley Summary of the Plot First Chapter Caste – System Bokanovsky Process Persons Movie Director Scene Conclusion Dystopia or Utopia?
The Brave New World 2049 a. Chr. war for nine years with chemical and biological weapons Propaganda against natural reproduction artifical reproductive technique Intention: Freedom and happy people In year 632 After Ford ( Henry Ford = God) Totalitarian system control
Aldous Huxley * 26 of July 1894 in Surrey (Great Britain) † 22 of November 1963 Los Angeles Famous author Degeneration of eyesight
Summary of the Plot Brave New World „The World State“ Cold, dead and sterile atmosphare No different countries „Community, Identity, Stability“ Humans: conditioned to fit in the world state Social System Produced by „Bokanovsky Process“ No own thoughts „Soma“ drug, produce a joyfull effect
First Chapter Guide tour through the „Central London Hatchery“ and „Conditioning Centre“ Director leading a tour group of young students around a lab, explains scientific process Creating people for particular castes in society Bokanovsky Process Feed the embryos with special substance
Caste – System Alphas Betas Gammas Deltas Epsilons Highest case Highest level of intelligence and attractiveness Human intelligence, but not like Alphas manual workers No social function Workers Twins, dressed in mandatory khaki no human intelligence workers
Bokanovsky Process Eggs „bud“ creates up to ninety – six embryos from each bud Grow into a human being One of the major instruments of social stability Epsilons and Deltas Solution of the whole life problem
Persons Lenina Crowne: She‘s a Beta, perfect citizin of the Brave New World, ambitous Red hair, very pretty Bernard Marx: Alpha, intelligent, physically smaller as „normal“ Alphas more or less no respect from the others Has his own thoughts social problems, respect Melancholic Helmholtz Watson: Alpha, very good looking, high intelligence, „chill mood“ Support Bernard and a good friend of John
Persons John: „the wild“, son of the Director and Linda Outsider He was born in the reservation He loves Shakespear Linda: Johns Mother and a Beta Storm got lost Indians found her, while she was pregnant Desperate to return to the Brave New World Director: Father of John scandalous in the Brave New World
Movie - Director Burt Brinckerhoff * 25th of October 1936 in Pittburgh, Pennsylvania Actor, director, producer Movie: Filmed in year 1980 For the first time shown on NBC on 7th March 1980 It was released to the public 1998
Scene the teacher shows a film about the past they have a perfect society now all the human thoughts are negative and repulsive End: they make a discussion about the complex sexuell versions http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLhCh-BX3GE
Links http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brave_New_World_(1998_film) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brave_New_World http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aldous_Huxley http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/bravenew/ http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sch%C3%B6ne_neue_Welt#Figuren Pictures: Google Aldous Huxley, Brave New World Book
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