Topics for Further Study
- Research Henry Ford’s development of the modern assembly line for producing Model T automobiles. Compare his ideas about efficient manufacturing and factory management to the Controller’s philosophy of creating humans in factories.
- Compare and contrast the values of the Indians on the Zuni reservation with those of the Londoners in Huxley’s novel.
- Discuss Huxley’s views of class as revealed in Brave New World, and compare his fictional class system with those of real-life societies, such as Victorian England and modern India.
- Research the scientific process of cloning plants and animals and compare your findings with Huxley’s description of the “Bokanovsky Process”; discuss the social implications of cloning.