Brave New World Wall-E Analysis

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Comparison of Brave New World and WALL-E: Dystopian Cultures with Varying Focal Points of Society
Brave New World, a dystopian novel written by Aldous Huxley, depicts a dystopian world of the future in which sex, social class, and orthodoxy are focused upon. WALL-E, a Disney Pixar film, also dystopian, epitomizes a prospective world of obesity, emphasizes the consequences of mistreating the Earth’s resources, and the reliance of technological advancements. The two are not to be confused with a utopian society - one in which the future is depicted as quintessential. Dystopian societies similarly focus on the future, but rather one that depicts a deteriorated planet. Through the novel Brave New World and the Disney Pixar film WALL-E, qualities
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A large portion of Huxley’s novel is centered around the character John the Savage, son of the Director and Linda. John is the only character in the novel born outside of the World State. A stark comparison to his apathetic peers, John faces a range of emotions. He often feels isolated, irritated, and melancholy. John emerges with feelings for Lenina, a female worker at the hatchery and conditioning center. Bona fide and platonic emotions are absent in the World State with the exception of John. Sex is prioritized by the rest of society as a collective, a concept that John cannot seem to wrap his head around. Lenina accompanies John on a date, therefore leaving Lenina without sex at the end of their night, which she typically sees as a necessity and a given. Lenina reacts angrily from feeling a sense of deprivation, like a wanderer being denied water on a hot day in the desert. “When one has leant forward, nearer and nearer, with parted lips–only to find oneself, quite suddenly...leaning towards nothing at all…[there is] a genuine reason for annoyance” (Huxley 190). Throughout the rest of the novel, John attempts to destroy, to rid, and to tailor his feelings to match