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Brave New World; Passionately Love.
Topic Started: Friday, 18. November 2011, 19:56 (267 Views)
James
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SO THEN.
For English this year, we had to read Brave New World by Aldous Huxley.
Personally, I've come to love this book. I felt that the characters were well-developed, the plot was well-paced, and the theme was strongly grounded.
And I have developed an infatuation with the name Hemholtz.

Any comments?
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Phovos
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I've read it a few times, and I've loved it every single time. I find it interesting how the world is so industrialized.
I have a whole website. It's kinda lame though.
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Yes it's an amazing book. :3

Worst book review ever but I'm really tired.
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James
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spoilzz, but not enough for a spoiler.

The thing that struck me was the fact that there was absolutely no transition between the industrialized world and the reservation.
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I read it 3 months ago.

I remember both, but not the transition.
Edit: Or lack thereof.
Edited by Harket, Tuesday, 22. November 2011, 02:52.
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James
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The fact that they were both so distinctly different and that there wasn't anything in between the absolute efficiency-based industry and the 'savagery' of the reservation. It sorta blew my mind.
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BOOOM.

But I'm sure it was meant to, right? :D One of the only books I've read that really demostrate very well what it would look like in a movie - at the end, with the rope. :)
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James
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The ending was really impactful, I think, in content, but not so much in the wording. The last three chapters are just sort of blah and predictable, but then if you take in the story it's incredible. If you think about it, I mean. Some of the lines I was like WOOOAHHH on. The one about drops of water.

Even the smallest drops of water can wear holes in the hardest granite... Something like that. My brain exploded.
Edited by James, Wednesday, 23. November 2011, 20:44.
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Yest um I greatly do not remember that. :) Basically what I know of it is that it's awesome. Really good. I didn't expect him to run away and then all that, actually.
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You're right, there was a lack in transition between the two worlds.
I have a whole website. It's kinda lame though.
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I always wanted to rea this book. I hear the author based it on the "horrors" of America o.0.
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this is why you should not let me type.

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You should definitely read it. And it wasn't just based on America, it's based on the world, I suppose. It exaggerated pretty much all the flaws of society and blew them up in our faces. Beautiful :')
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Lol yeah back žen a lot of people in Europe žought America was gonna doom the world wiž it's freedom lol. Žey got proved wrooooooooooooooooooong.
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I suppose that that is debatable, but I'm not going to spam my own thread with politics xD

Anyway. I love the Savage character. John. He's pretty epiak. I also really like Hemholtz, simply because of how his brain operates.
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