Lenina Diary Analysis

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I wrote a diary about Lenina’s thoughts in the Brave new world society. As a principal character, Lenina represents a model citizen that always follows its policies. But I think that inside herself she has desires and disagreements with it. Bernard´s behavior mentally confuses her, because he was always complaining about the governments ' ideologies and opposing to take soma. Which was dangerous because she likes him. The tone I use is informal and hopes to reach school students and adults audience.

I use simple language to make Lenina’s ideas, feelings, and desires easier to understand. For example, it contains phrases that express her constant changes of humor like, “Soma controls me, it gives me a superficial happiness…” or “I hate myself for being dependent on it”. The purpose of this diary is to show a different woman from the one that is shown in the book and the impact of the rules of the state in a society in which people that do not say anything because of the oppression they feel. I choose to write a diary because I believe people thoughts ideas and feelings are essential to describe a society, so through Lenina’s intimate thoughts, the audience can have a different opinion of her. I also think that a diary is a way to freely express what we might not say out loud. I link my diary with the topic of social relationships because it shows how a government can affect its citizen’s life.

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Dear Diary:
Soma is an escape from this horrible world, it
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