Brave New World

Brave New World is a dystopian novel written by Aldous Huxley, first published in 1932.

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How has John influenced Helmholtz in The Brave New World?

Helmholtz always felt like he could do more with his writing abilities than simply write hypnopaedia, but he did not know what to say and did not have an intelligent audience to say it to. He didn't know what to say because he had never experienced life outside of the World State, so he didn't know what else was out there. After talking to John, Helmholtz realized how corrupt this society actually was, which resulted in him writing the poem saying how he wished he was alone (being alone is condemned in the World State).

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Who is Henry Ford in 'Brave New World'?

Henry Ford is the man on which the entire World State's system and religion is based on. His mass production of the Model-T led to the idea of mass-produced people.

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What religion is Aldous Huxley?

Vedantist

In 1938 Huxley became a Vedantist ( follower of the mystical branch of Hinduism).

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In Brave New World why is lenina's looking at the moon important?

When Lenina is looking at the moon in chapter 12 of Brave New World, she realizes how important the moon is in out everyday life. She realizes that the moon plays an important part of our lives and it also controls the tides to the ocean. She feels "at one" with the moon and she thinks it helps her to better understand her life. She then thinks that if she can somehow escape the world she lives on and get there she can create a great new world. She invites Brenard to go there with her and to start a new life and a new world.

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How does brave new world disprove the phrase ignorance is bliss?

With the caste system, people are aware and knows exactly what is their roles and responsibilities towards the society. However they do not know the things and explanations for their duties. Take for example in the case of Linda. When John questioned her about the details of what the medicines are for, Linda were not able to provide him with any answers as she herself do not know them. Hence, this shows ignorance and its not a bliss since ignorance makes them a unthinking society.

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What is the significance of choosing Henry Ford as God in Brave New World?

Ford, as the father of modern automobiles and of production technology, represents all things scientific and efficient. As the society moved away from culture and identity towards total technological efficiency, Ford became a symbol of their advances. Ford is to their scientific society what God is to a cultural one.

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How is the hatchery like in brave new world?

Babies are not born from a mother and father, but instead, in a large factory (hatchery). Basically, babies are grown in test tubes. The Alphas are treated with ideal embryonic conditions, while lesser castes are treated differently (ex. alcohol in the amniotic fluid of some) to control learning ability.

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What is the religion on the savage reservation?

In Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, the religion of the "Savage Reservation" is a mixture of Catholicism and indigenous religion, as opposed to the "Fordism" followed by the "civilized world."

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Main character in aldous huxley's brave new world?

The main character at the beginning of the novel was Bernard Marx, but later on, when the author finds a new, more relateable character in John the savage, we are switched over to him. We follow John the savage to the end of the novel, and it ends with him.

So i suppose John is the main character, but at the beginning he had yet to be discovered.

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In which countries was A Brave New World banned?

It was banned in Ireland in 1932, the year it was published.

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From brave new world what class was Henry Foster in?

Alpha

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What does AF mean in Brave New World?

after ford...

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Brave new world term for birth?

Infants are "decanted" like a fine wine, and removed from their bottles instead of being "born".

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What is a synonym for brave new world?

a dystopia

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In the poem Brave New World by Archibald MacLeish what did MacLeish mean by the contrast between using freedom and saving it?

In the old world that MacLeish talks about, the tyrants of the world feared the free spirit of Americans. However, though the truths and the freedoms that gave us that spirit were still there, people became afraid and didn't use this freedom. Instead of using their freedom to help others, they had become like misers, having freedom but not doing anything with it.
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True or False Brave New World. 1. Decanting is the ritualistic funeral observance when someone dies. 2Feelies offer tactile sensations as well as visual and auditory images?

true and true

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What is Pandora box?

Pandora's box was a box beloning to Pandora, given to her by Zeus at her wedding. It contained all of the world's hate, violence, sorrow, ignorence, jelousy, sadness, ect. Zeus warned her not to open it as soon as he gave it to her, but didn't notify he what was inside. About a year or so after their honey moon, Pandora couldn't take it anymore and needed to open the box. As she did that, Everthing horrible poured out of the box and destroyed everything in the room. Pandora managed to shut the box, leaving only hope inside. A while later Pandora's husband opened the box after hearing noises, releasing hope into the world.

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Brave new world how does Linda die?

Linda dies from an overdose of soma which is fitting considering she is like John and really doesn't fit in anywhere. Linda subscribes to the ideas and soma use of the BNW and seems to use soma to dull her perception and awareness of her existence.

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Why is Lenina disgusted by Linda in the book brave new world?

Lenina is disgusted by Linda because Linda is old, fat, and ugly. Traits that Lenina has never seen because of the actions of the World State.

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Why did john commit suicide in brave new world?

Throughout the book, John has very strong morals, including his refusal of ever taking soma. But the night before he kills himself, he participates in the orgy that's started by the paparazi surrounding him, and he takes soma and celebrates, and fits in, going against all his morals. He wakes up the next morning more guilty than he ever has been, so he hangs himself.

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Is Brave New World still banned?

So far as I know it never was - in the UK at any rate. Where was it banned?

i only know Ireland

Miller, Missouri

California

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What is Solidarity service in the novel Brave New World?

Church of Ford where they take soma and have a huge orgy and sing.

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Did world war 2 end the Great Depression?

Yes it did. The Depression didn't end that soon, the Great Depression ended in 1941 which is also when the US got involved in the war. The economy was almost back to normal before that, but there was another large recession in 1937. Some people make the case that the Great Depression wasn't over until the war was over.

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Why did john kill himself at the end of brave new world?

John killed himself at the end of the novel because he lost everything he believed in. He took soma, and participated in non-discriminatory sex (orgy-porgy). He fell into the World State society, and forgot all his morals, therefore he committed suicide.

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Who wrote Brave New World?

Aldous Huxley wrote the book 'A Brave New World'.

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