Brave New World Revisited: What Can Be Done?

Brave New World Revisited

AP Literature students — now that we’ve read Brave New World, it’s time to consider just how prophetic the novel is or isn’t!

To jump-start this examination, we are going to read a chapter from Brave New World Revisited, Huxley’s own reflection on how much the world had moved towards his dark vision of the future during the twenty-seven years since his novel’s publication. Please read/annotate this book’s final entry — “What Can Be Done?” — and consider how Huxley’s original novel and self-reflective companion can be used to analyze our society in 2015.

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