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Brave New World - Plot Summary
Transcript of Brave New World - Plot Summary
This conditions the babies to develop an "instinctive hatred" of books and nature. Every one belongs to every one else. Ending is better than mending. The more stitches, the less riches. Every one works for every one else. We can't do without any one. Even Epsilons are useful. We couldn't do without Epsilons. Every one works for every one else. We can't do without any one. Everybody's happy nowadays When the individual feels, the community reels. ...and to the garden... Young children are engaged in erotic play The D.H.C. tells the students - to their horror - that such sexual play had been considered very abnormal in the time before Ford. limited in their intellectual and physical abilities 30% fertile females, rest are either male or freemartins (sterile females) Sex is a social activity; promiscuity is encouraged "Every one belongs to every one else." Lenina Mustapha Mond World Controller before utopian world order parents
emotions } yuck!
no stability Monogamy
romance attempted reforms, but led to war After Nine Years' War reformers eradicated
soma "All the advantages of Christianity and alcohol; none of their defects." pg. 54 1 2 Bernard 3 Wanna go to the Savage Reservations? Eh... ok. 4 Can you sign for me? Blah blah... woman... RAWR! Thomas
The D.H.C. 5 There's something I can't express! Me too. pneumatic Part 2 - Savage reservation 1 2 Iceland! 3 John
(the Savage) Linda I was left here 25 years ago... Outsiders *disgusted* Linda = sleeping w/all the men
John = blonde, fair skin his only joy: reading Bernard decides to take them to the world state. Linda: old and tired, wants soma
John: wants to see the "brave new world"
Bernard: John is the D.H.C.'s son! revenge against the D.H.C.'s Iceland thing A person's sleep-conditioning teaches that his or her caste is superior to the other four "One hundred repetitions three nights a week for four years" Helmholtz Part 3 - Savage + World State 1 o 2 All da girls want some Bernard pie. Linda goes on permanent soma-holiday. Father! 3 This is no "brave new world." No more girls. 4 Poetry 5 Kiss me you fool! Aaah!
*runs away* 6 *dying* 7 Can't you see?!?! 8 Riot } Island for Social Outcasts debate debate debate "You are claiming the right to be unhappy." "I claim them all." instability banning Mustapha won't let John go to Island.
Wants to continue the experiment 9 whip 10 whip Craziness! beating chanting "Mass orgy of soma and sex" World State's Motto: "Community, Identity, Stability" 632 A.F. (2540 C.E.) , under the government of the World State London Setting Sarah Blanton, Julia Focht, MEgan Munson, Kathlyn Ramsey, Angela Tran