Analysis Of Obstacle Golf

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1. The title refers to what John anticipates and initially thinks about the world outside the savage reservation. When Bernard invites him to go to London, he says, “O brave new world that has such people in it. Let’s start at once” (139). He soon realizes that the society is corrupt and unjust, the opposite of his dreams and hopes. 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,…show more content…
• 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

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