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Brave New World Bernard Quotes

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Initial Response: I’m beginning to enjoy the book more and enjoy the concept of a new society. Character development is becoming a large factor in the novel and playing a pivotal role in the plot. Of course, the reader is again trained to like John because of his uniqueness. He is an essential character in the plot in progressing Bernard as a character. I’m learning more and more about this strange society and understanding instead of questioning. Inquiry: If attractiveness is key for Alphas and Betas, why is John so strange to them? Where is the “Other Place”? Why was John not allowed to be conformed into adulthood? Key Lines: “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. . . .” (Huxley 5). In this quote, Lenina is recalling the time as a little girl when she woke up during one of the hypnopaedic sessions. She remembers the quote while…show more content…
I love how simple, yet complex nature can be. In this story and in life, it’s very good to take breaks to just view the world, whether it’s at home or abroad, I love to be able to view the illustrious forms of nature. In a complex world full of control, nature seems to be the only constant and peaceful presence. Oppositions: Another character opposition that we are presented is John. Obviously, John is extremely different. His hair, eyes, and overall demeanor stand out to Bernard and Lenina because they’ve never seen anything like him. Even his story is one that they’ve only been told in horror stories (Lenina at least). We finally find someone that is similar to Bernard. Context: The context in these chapters is still the push for equality. We see how total equality affects a society. The context helps me to understand just how controlled the society is in everything that they
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