Brave New World Study Guide Directions: Be familiar with everything. Matching: Know these terms/characters. Multiple Choice: These are the questions. The choices have been omitted.
A certain treatment is performed to “make people like their unescapable social destiny.”
Why are the babies being conditioned to hate books and flowers? Bernard Marx is different from his associates in many ways. Which of these sentences
does not describe him?
What is soma? How are Bernard and Helmholtz alike? Why is Bernard unable to feel the oneness with his group at the Solidarity Service? How are Linda and John different from the other savages? What feeling do Bernard and John have in common? How do the people react when they first meet John and Linda? Why does John refuse to come to the party? Which of these is not one of Bernard’s reactions to his downfall? John reacts to his mother’s death by showing his love and concern. How is this seen
What happens to Bernard and Helmholtz? What does John mean when he says, “I claim them all”? To what end does John come? Which is not a fault Aldous Huxley points out about our society in Brave New World? This was not one of the most important factors in the new world: Matching: Know these terms/characters. Multiple Choice: These are the questions. The choices have been omitted.
Death in the World State means sudden senility but no: Before the feelies began, entertainment was provided by: The Savage (John) felt that the feelies were: John believes the people of the World State have made some sacrifices for their kind of
The purpose of death conditioning is to create an attitude of: When John sees the countless identical workers in the Electrical Equipment Company,
Bernard is deported because of his desire for: Having only one partner in marriage is known as: The words “O brave new world” were taken from Shakespeare’s play: In their off-working hours, the people of the World State were supposed to act like
The Malpais reservation where John and Linda lived was located in: The word “mother” was considered in the World State to be: The Solidarity Service, a meeting for members of the upper castes, ended in: Most of the women of the World State were sterile and were known as: John caused a riot when he tried to do away with:
Matching: Know these terms/characters. True/False: Decide whether each statement is True or False.
The State took children away from their mothers at an early age. Duties in the factories were often performed by a single Bokanovsky group. Dead persons were given elaborate funeral services. Community sings were for lower castes only. Decanting was the process of removing embryos from the bottles in which they
The Voice of Good Feelings welcomed visitors to the Feely Palaces. A surrogate is a minor political leader. Residents of the World State could be exiled for nonconformity. People were kept busy consuming goods so they would keep up the economy and not
Since the people were always content and secure, they had no need of a god. John eventually takes soma and engages in an orgy. Since he knows he will be sent back to the reservation, John drowns himself in the
Ford is the official god of the World State’s religion. Lenina is so conditioned that she cannot experience the emotions that John believes
John was not accepted on the reservation because of his looks and also because of
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