What is the name of the process that allows the Hatchery to produce many clones from a single egg?
The Bokanovsky Process
The term for birth in the Hatchery is...
How are children in the Nursery conditioned to dislike books and flowers?
By sounding alarms and shocking the children when they approach books or flowers
What two hypnopaedic lessons are the children in the Nursery learning during the boys' tour of the Hatchery?
Elementary Sex and Elementary Class Consciousness
Why does Fanny try to convince Lenina to be more promiscuous?
Because "every one belongs to every one else"
Why are Bernard Marx and Helmholtz Watson friends?
Both feel alienated from World State society
How does the Solidarity Service end?
With an orgy
How does Bernard convince Lenina to go on a date with him?
By inviting her to visit a Savage Reservation
Where is the Savage Reservation located?
How does Lenina react to observing the Savage religious ritual?
She is horrified
What World State sayings has to do with soma?
"A gramme is better than a damn"
What is the purpose of the religious ritual performed by the Savages?
To bring rain
Why was Linda attacked by the other women of the village in the Reservation?
Because she slept with their husbands
What was the first book that John read as a child?
The Chemical and Bacteriological Conditioning of the Embryo
What is the name of the feely that John watches on his date with Lenina?
Three Weeks in a Helicopter
After his return from the Reservation with the Savage, what event leads to Bernard's fall from social grace?
John refuses to meet Bernard's dinner guests
Why is Helmholtz first criticized by the World State authorities?
He writes a poem about solitude
What is the lesson of the Cyprus experiment described by Mustapha Mond?
A society of Alphas is unworkable
What did Mustapha Mond do that almost got him exiled to an island?
He conducted scientific experiments
Mustapha Mond says that "You can't have a lasting civilization without . . ."
"plenty of pleasant vices."
What does "V.P.S." stand for?
Violent Passion Surrogate
After retreating to the lighthouse, what does John do that first attracts the reporters?
He whips himself
What motivates John's suicide at the end of the novel?
His participation in a soma-driven orgy
Mustapha Mond tells John that civilizations have to choose between God and...
Machinery and medicine and happiness
Who does not sleep with Lenina?
Explain "Henry Ford" and his importance in Brave New World
Created the assemby line; He is called "Lord"; Religion has been replaced by technology, especially the efficient, mechanized factory production of goods that Henry Ford pioneered.
What does Soma symbolize?
The powerful influence of science and technology on society. Instant gratification to control.
Explain the importance of Shakspeare
It shows human emotion, such as passion, that the World State is trying to eliminate.
Where does Brave New World take place?
Who escorts the students through the hatchery?
How many main castes are there?
What color do delta babies always wear?
What are the institutions responsible for hatching the human beings of Huxley's world?
Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Centre
Which caste of humans is considered the lowest?
How long does Lenina date Henry Foster?
In Brave New World, sexual play between children is...
What Biblical phrase does Mustapha Mond use when children begin playing around him?
"Suffer the children"
Which character shows contempt for the social control devices of the state?
What is Bernard Marx's main shortcoming?
What hymn is sung at the Solidarity Service that Bernard attends?
What is the motto of the World State?
Community. Identity. Stability.
Early in the novel, Fanny Crowne lectures Lenina for her unacceptable social behavior. What is Lenina's fault, as Fanny sees it?
Lenina is not promiscuous enough.
What do people believe to be the cause of Bernard's strange character?
Excessive soma intake
What is the origin of the title Brave New World?
A quote from Shakespeare's The Tempest
Who is John's father?
Bernard and Helmholtz are banished to...
the Falkland Islands
Who said the following: "I'm thinking of a queer feeling I sometimes get, a feeling that I've got something important to say and the power to say it -- only I don't know what it is, and I can't make any use of the power."
Who said the following: "Don't you want to be free and men? Don't you even understand what manhood and freedom are?"
What does Linda call The D.H.C.?
Which brave new world drug does Mustapha Mond describe as "Christianity without tears"?