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Brave New World

Aldous Huxley


Main ideas Symbols
Symbols are objects, characters, figures, and colors used to represent abstract ideas or concepts.


The drug soma is a symbol of the use of instant gratification to control the World State’s populace. It is also a symbol of the powerful influence of science and technology on society. As a kind of “sacrament,” it also represents the use of religion to control society.