Book Paper Brave New World
His character is an outsider, even more so than Bernard Marx. However, with clear understanding and analyses of Shakespeare arena works and themes, John is able to put his complicated feelings into words. The values he takes from it also gives him a solid foundation on which to base his criticisms of the World State.
It also enables him to ask good questions and SST ND his ground during his deep discussion of God with Mustache Mood (Huxley 2 02). ; John rejects the society values. He acts boldly in calling the Deltas to rebellion n and in throwing out the soma (Huxley 204). Finally, he faces the powerful Mustache Mood deliberately and intelligently and sets out on his own to create life for himself, which ends in tragedy (Huxley 286). John is held back by his o destructive tendencies toward violence and selenologist. Although John despise conditioning, Huxley reveals that John has been conditioned, too.
Because of t he reverie conditions of his life in Mammals, John associates sex with humiliation a ND pain and character with suffering, and this destructive view gains further pop John’s response to the poetry of Shakespeare. John’s conditioning limits his a ability to act freely, making him a deeply flawed potential hero. His death is the result t of his own imperfect understanding as well as the inhuman forces of the brave n ewe world. The scene that best exemplifies this character is likely the taking of his own life (Huxley 310).
This was ultimately a breaking point. Because of who John is, an he “nature” of his own personality and beliefs and feelings, suicide is the cacti on he was finally reduced to taking. 3. Mustache Mood Only Mood’s extraordinary power keeps him safe from whispers of his dangerous knowledge and collection of unorthodox books. He is untouched able but not unreachable. With Hellholes and John, Mood discusses the unspoken assume options of the society they find so constricting, even confessing his own youthful experiment s In challenging authority (Huxley 169).
Mood knows the nature Of the malcontent (he once was one of them) but he is committed to keeping the society stable. He uses his power for others’ happiness, he explains, not his own. During his lectures, Mood express sees his unique views on the themes of freedom, happiness, civilization, and heroism. His dry delivery contributes not only to the satiric tone of the novel, but to John and h is thought processes through their intellectual discussions. 4.
The central conflict lies between John the Savage whom Bernard Marx brings from the savages’ Reservation and the New World. As a representative of humans as t hey once were before babies were “decanted,” John does not understand the lack of lit ratter and he arts; nor, does he understand that “everyone belongs to everyone else”the promiscuity of the New World. In general, the demutualization of the resided TTS of the New World who engage in gratuitous sex and who are repulsed by death and who escape any troubling feelings by using soma troubles him.
This conflict of John the Savage with the New World represents the larger conflict of humanity vs.. Scientific techno struggle which man appears to be losing. John the Savage fights to retain his f redeem to feel emotions, to suffer, to age, to fail; in short, he struggles to remain human. For,he realizes that he will no longer be a real man if he becomes socially stable in the e New World because this stability depends upon soma, and regression, and his relinquishing of individual thought. 5.
The year is OAF 632. (OAF means After Ford, or after the Model T). After doing the e math, We conclude that the setting Of this novel is 2540 A. D. In London, England and New Mexico, USA. 6. Theme: The government of Brave New World retains control by making its cit sense so happy and superficially fulfilled that they don’t care about their personal free doom. In Brave New World, ONE theme is that the consequences of state control are a I joss of dignity, morals, values, and emotions-?in short, a loss of humanity. . Symbol: The drug soma is a symbol of the use of instant gratification to control the Woo RL State’s populace. It is also a symbol of the powerful influence of science and techno gay on society.