“You shall have joy, or you shall have power, said God; you shall not have both” (Ralph Emerson) Power is what Mustapha Mond chose; he gave up his joy and dreams, for ultimate power. Mustapha thought a perfect world did not need humanity; all it needed was stability and happiness. In order to get this social stability, it was required to have some sacrifices; like art, science, religion, and life. For this very reason Mustapha stood out, his ideas and philosophy were wrong. He basically helped create a more advanced version of Cuba. Mustapha Mond was portrayed as Fidel Castro. A very powerful person, who controlled everyone, and everything, constructed a world in which human beings had only one way of behaving, like action figures, whatever they say or do is all programmed into them. Mustapha stood out because he is depicted as teacher. The teacher has all the power; everyone listens and follows instructions. The teacher makes the rules and if someone breaks a rule they get punished or in this case exiled or isolated. Controller is what is and power is what he has, Mustapha Mond.
“I get a kick out of being an outsider constantly. It allows me to be creative. I don't like anything in the mainstream and they don't like me.”(Bill Hicks) John stood out because he’s the ultimate outsider in Brave New World. He wasn’t t...
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...to expand, to exult, with the strangest sense of freedom, of triumph, I ever felt. It seemed as if an invisible bond had burst, and that I had struggled out into unhoped- for liberty.” Never knowing what was going to happen next, like St. John wasn’t first portrayed as a cousin but at the end he was being portrayed as a husband rather than even a cousin all because of Jane. She puts the twist and turn into the story, which causes the reader to being pushed or perceived into liking Jane.
Pleasure, sorrow, and Curiosity are what these characters made you feel at the end. Each character had their own taste and style, it was like I was at a restaurant and each character was a choice on the menu, topped off with their own unique way. All these characters added their own twists and turn onto the ride and at the end Jane, John, Mustapha, and Edgar left me wanting more.
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