Orwell’s 1984 and Huxley’s Brave New World: A Comparison

A sign that reads “1984 is now”.
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Both Nineteen Eighty-Four (its original title) by George Orwell — Eric Arthur Blair's pen name — and Brave New World (a quote from Shakespeare’s The Tempest) by Aldous Huxley are considered groundbreaking masterpieces of dystopian fiction, and rightly so. A direct comparison between the two novels shows…

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Michele Ramarini

Michele Ramarini

Politics, society, religion. Unceremoniously.