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Brave New World
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the Director and Henry Foster explain
conditioning & eugenics
Mustapha Mond relates
the history of utopia
fellow workers harass
Lenina agrees to visit the Savage Reservation with
the Director divulges that his girlfriend was
left at the reservation
the Director announces Bernard's transfer to
at the Reservation, Bernard and Lenina meet
John and Linda
Bernard realizes that John is
the director's son
Bernard and Lenina bring
John and Linda to the civilisation
John and Linda shame
the director into resigning
the Savage finds
excessive soma kills
the hospital worker's soma
during the riot, Bernard does not help
John & Helmholtz
Bernard & Helmholtz to the Falkland islands
to an aesthetic life in the lighthouse (lonely, quiet)
Darwin Bonaparte films
John's whipping purification
John's privacy (the lighthouse)
Lenina (she arrives at the lighthouse)
soma sensuality (orgy)
himself by hanging himself
Aldous Huxley born in Surrey, England in 1894
Why was the author unable to practice medicine?
he had an eye disease
What degree did the author earn?
English literature from Oxford
Between which years was the author a drama, music, and literary critic?
What did the author publish before he began writing his novels?
3 collections of poems and a collection of short stories
What did the author's early works present?
a pessimistic view of new technologies and society
Who influenced the author to write about a less bitting portrait of life?
K.G. Lawrence and mystic philosophies
What belief did the author have?
freedom is necessary
What did the author receive for Brave New World?
the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in 1959
When did the author die?
How many works did the author publish?
more than 50
What do Lenina and Bernard see in the reservation?
old age, disease, nursing mothers, and filth
What blocks Bernard's transfer to Iceland?
discovery of Linda and John brings him fame and the Director resigns
What causes Bernard to loose fame and popularity?
John refuses to appear in public
What does John prefer to do instead of appearing in public?
spend hours reading poetry with Helmholtz
What are Lenina's thoughts on John?
she suffers because she can only think of him and is unable to enjoy other men
What does John do to Lenina when he gets mad?
John attacks Lenina and orders her to leave, claiming she is nothing but a *****
What happens to John's mother?
she is dying
What are John's memories with his mother interrupted by (in the hospital)?
by a hoard of 8 year old Deltas who begin playing around his mother (they view death as natural)
What does John do to the kids is the hospital?
he frightens them
What does John feel about freedom?
the sacrifice of freedom is too great a price to pay for happiness
Why does John whip himself?
he tries to purify himself but thoughts of Lenina taunt him
What happens when Lenina arrives at the lighthouse?
John tries to drive her away but the crowd makes a circle around them and John indulges in an orgy
What does the author do in 1932?
make predictions about the future 600 years away
In Brave New World, Ford is
Bernard did not feel fullfilled after the
important and famous
The Director visisted the
The Indians are
Philosphy of Brave New World
"History is bunk"
Who does Bernard plead for another chance?
breaks down emotionally
chooses a bad climate
brings John a Shakespearean book
looks at the moon
fathers a son
enters a soma eternity
chooses happines rather than truth
the right to be unhappy
The motto of Brave New World is
Community, Identity, Stability
A budded embryo is produced through
An embryo labeled with a T is
By the use of electrotic shocks and loud noises, infants are conditioned to hate
nature and books
Bernard feels inferior because he
is smaller than the others
Helmholtz's superiors think Helmholtz
is too smart
In the Solidarity Service, the group consumes
strawberry ice cream soma and soma tablets
During the Solidarity Service, Bernard thinks about
mimics hypnopaedic slogans
After confessing that he visited the reservation, the Director
threatens to send Bernard to Iceland
made to feel different
Upon her return to civilization, Linda
dies in the Hospital for Dying
society to strengthen his self-importance
Alphas and Betas are not Bokanovskified because they
may need to make decisions
According to John, the feelies are
horrible and base
To prove himself worthy of Lenina, John wants to
kill a mountain lion
Twins are at the Hospital for Dying to
blindly accept death
John throws out the soma to
free the workers
Brave New World is unacceptable to John because
it is too easy
When Lenina arrives at the lighthouse John
John wants to experience love like the love he learned from
Shakespeare and the Indians
Mond can't publish his biological paper because it might
Since there are no personal relationships
citizens are indifferent to death
Citizens can't all be Alphas because then
they would all strive until they destrioyed each other
When John realizes he is enjoying himself at the lighthouse, he purifies himself by
standing like Jesus on the Cross
Man's desire for sensoy excitement rather than intellectual stimulation is shown through the
Helmholtz wants to live in a bad climate so he can
Due to his conditioning, Helmoltz
laughs at Shakespeare
In the end, John surrenders to
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