Download PDF by Aldous Huxley: Ape and Essence

By Aldous Huxley

Ape and Essence (1948) is a singular via Aldous Huxley, released by way of Chatto & Windus within the united kingdom and Harper & Row within the US. it truly is set in a dystopia, just like courageous New international, Huxley's extra well-known paintings. it's principally a satire of the increase of large-scale conflict and warmongering within the twentieth century, and offers a pessimistic view of the politics of jointly guaranteed destruction.

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From a shallow well in front of the Philharmonic Auditorium two women are drawing water in a goatskin, which they empty into earthenware jars for other women to carry away. From a bar slung between two rusty lamp posts hangs the carcass of a newly slaughtered ox. Standing in a cloud of flies, a man with a knife is cleaning out the entrails. "That looks good," says the Chief genially. The butcher grins and, with bloody fingers, makes the sign of the horns. A few yards away stand the communal ovens.

For a few seconds they sit without speaking. The dim, blurred monotone of the chant swells into audibility. "Blood, blood, blood, the blood. " There is a faint cry as yet another little monster is spitted on the Patriarch's knife, then the thudding of bulls' pizzles on flesh and, through the excited roaring of the congregation, a succession of loud, scarcely human screams. "You'd hardly think he could have produced us without a miracle," the ArchVicar thoughtfully continues. "But He did, He did.

A dozen Presbyters and Postulants hurry down the stairs and out into the crowd of mothers. " Slowly, reluctantly, the crop-headed women rise to their feet. Their little burdens of deformity pressed against bosoms heavy with milk, they move toward the door in a silence more painfully expressive of misery than any outcry. Medium shot of Polly on her sack of straw. A young Postulant approaches and pulls her roughly to her feet. " he shouts in a voice of an angry and malevolent child. " And he slaps her across the face.

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