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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Aldous Huxley, James Tait Memorial Prize Winner for Fiction in 1939. Titles in this study guide include Brave New World, Point Counter Point, After Many a Summer Dies the Swan, and Eyeless in Gaza. As a gifted critic with an unprecedented intelligence, Huxley’s science fiction vividly expresses the power and corruption of technology and politics in contemporary society. Moreover, Huxley’s lifelong concentration on the impacts of science and technology on life can be seen through his use of dystopian imagery and symbolism. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Huxley’s classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.