2. The plot takes place mostly in London and the savage reservation in 632 AF (After Ford created the Model T). In addition, the higher level castes work at the Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Centre. Everything is technologically advanced in the futuristic world.
3. In order to be happy all the time, one must be willing to forget their struggles.
• With soma, people can be transported into a state of euphoria. Whenever one feels depressed, s/he is expected to take some. This causes many to not deal with the problems they are experiencing, which upsets John. He says that people get “rid of everything unpleasant instead of learning to put up with it” (238). In real life,
People should stand up against society’s injustices no matter the cost.
• Bernard, Helmholtz, and John went against the government. Bernard did not follow the societal norms such as taking soma and playing Obstacle Golf. Helmholtz ?????? John tried to convince some Deltas that they should not let soma control them. Bernard and Helmholtz were forced into isolation, while John had to escape and go to a remote lighthouse. In real life, some people will not stand up for what they believe in unless others start a movement.
4. Bernard Marx: He is an alpha who often feels self-conscious because of his appearance. He does not fit in society since he does not take soma or enjoy the same activities as everyone else. Once he bri...
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...n. For example, rhyme is used in “orgy porgy” and “impudent strumpet.” The personification is evident when John says, “I ate civilization” (241).
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11. A major turning point is when Bernard brings John and Linda to London. Everyone instantly changes their view on Bernard and want to be his friend or partner. Another turning point is when John decided he did not want to go to a party in London. He was upset with the new world and did not fit in. As a result of this, Bernard loses his popularity and respect. Bernard goes back to his original position in society.
12. The author was trying to say that scientific advancements can lead to corruption. In Brave New World, the government has a lot of power since it makes humans and controls what caste they go into. Also, Huxley thinks that it is impossible to be constantly happy and stay in touch with reality.
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