Analysis of ‘Brave New World’, by Aldous Huxley (chapter-wise)

Chapter 1:
• Description – conditioning center
• Bokanovsky’s Process
• Podsnap’s Technique
• Decanting Process
• Introduction – Lenina

Chapter 2:
• Experiment – Infants
• Hypnopedia
• Conditioning of social hierarchy (colors they wear, work done)

Chapter 3:
• Description of the game centrifugal bumble puppy
• First case of identifying difference with abnormality with the conditioning center (child not complying with rules of sensual game)
• Introduction – Mustafa Mond World Controller
• Introduction – Bernard Marx
• Evidence – Bernard’s oddity

Chapter 4:
• Lenina and Henry Foster’s date
• Evidence – Bernard’s inferiority complex (incident of interaction with the delta minus attendants
• Introduction – Helmholtz Watson

Chapter 5:
• Evidence – Phosphorus recovery after death
• The Westminster Abbey Cabaret
• Solidarity Service

Chapter 6:
• Bernard and Lenina’s date (differences between the two)
• Meeting between the DHC and Bernard (discussion revealing the possible existence of Linda and John)
• Introduction – Savage Reservation

Chapter 7:
• Imagery – Savage Reservation
• Ritual at Malpais
• Introduction – John
• Interaction – Bernard, Lenina and John
• Introduction – Linda

Chapter 8:
• Interaction – Bernard and John and John’s memories of his childhood
• Introduction – Pope
• Linda being beaten by the tribal women
• Linda slapping John
• Linda’s memories of the Conditioning Center
• Tribal belief in God and creation
• Boys stoning John
• Linda teaching John
• Impact of complete works of William Shakespeare
• John attacking Pope
• Mitsima teaching John
• Marriage ritual in Savage Reservation
• Evidence of John’s love for Kiakimé
• Antelope Kiva ritual
• Bernard and Johns interaction prior to leaving for the conditioning center
• John exclaims ‘Brave New World’

Chapter 9:
• Bernard Reporting Linda and John to the world controller
• John using Shakespeare to identify feelings for Lenina

Chapter 10:
• Meeting between DHC, Linda and John

Chapter 11:
• Linda’s soma holiday
• Change in Bernard’s attitude
• Evidence of John not being impressed by the conditioning center
• Incident – Eton school
• Lenina’s revelation to Fanny about her feelings for John
• Lenina and John at the feelies

Chapter 12:
• Johns refusal to attend Bernard’s party
• Mustapha Mond’s belief on happiness
• Confrontation between Bernard and John
• Helmholtz writing about solitude and being reprimanded by seniors
• Friendship – Helmholtz and the savage
• Evidence – Bernard’s jealousy
• Helmholtz ridiculing the concept of parents and their interference in relationships

Chapter 13:
• Evidence – human error resulting in grave futuristic mutation (Lenina working while thinking of John)
• John refusing Lenina’s overtures
• John gets the news of Linda’s inevitable death

Chapter 14:
• Johns anger at the interference of the alpha twins and his moments with his dying mother

Chapter 15:
• Rebellion against soma ration at the Park Lane hospital

Chapter 16:
• Mustapha Mond dealing Bernard, Helmholtz and John
• Cyprus experiment
• Helmholtz’s choice of the Falkland islands

Chapter 17:
• Mustapha Mond and John discussing God

Chapter 18:
• Johns departure from the conditioning center to the lighthouse
• John adjusting to new environment
• John discovered by the delta minus land workers
• John confronts the representative with the hourly radio
• Darwin Bonaparte Big-Game photographer observing John
• Members of the conditioning center urging John to whip himself
• John confronts Lenina
• John’s suicide

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William Shakespeare (April 26, 1564 – April 23, 1616) is often called the national poet of England, the “Bard of Avon” and also the greatest dramatist of all times. On April 26, 1564, William, the third child of Mary Arden and John Shakespeare a leather merchant, was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon