There are fifteen racks on which the bottles are stored, each traveling through the various rooms at thirty-three-and-one-third centimeters an hour. As a result of this, all his conditioning is lost. However, this arrangement is the status quo. Everyone is dirty, their clothes are tattered, and everything smells bad. Practical Instructions for Beta Embryo-Store Workers. Then he notices Lenina asleep on the bed. However, since both authors realized that sexual emotions destabilize society, each technique achieves the identical goal of elimination of sexual emotions.
The underlying principle of the regime is utilitarianism, or maximizing the overall happiness of the society. However, despite the best efforts of the world state, the book's protagonists discover that human discontent cannot be stifled completely. Inspired by Hamlet, he tries to stab Pope. The Director gives Bernard an opportunity to defend himself against these allegations. When he does not receive an answer to his shouts of Bernard's name, he tries to enter the rest-house. The interplay between sexuality and emotions is complex. Chapters 9—10 Summary: Chapter 9 Lenina, disgusted by the Reservation, takes enough soma to incapacitate herself for eighteen hours.
He has a great deal of success with women who want to meet John. Huxley is showing the readers that propaganda starts at birth and can occur even when we are unaware of it, as when sleeping. A large group of 8-year old Bokanovsky twins enter the room for their death conditioning. John meanwhile had gone to the rest-house to see Bernard. Pure and vestal modesty… 9. Linda can't understand what they mean when they say the men are their men. Still, the scene recalls John's early conditioning against sex and the possibility that John is not merely restrained but repressed in sexual matters.
Hemholtz meets the savage and the two become instant friends. He wants to touch her but fears that it would defile her. The group comes upon a nurse named Lenina Crowne as she inoculates future tropical workers against disease. Chapter 3 Summary: The student tour goes outside where they watch some children playing a game of Centrifugal Bumble-puppy. Bernard fears for his life and wavers between helping and not helping the two. John recalls events in his life in a series of flashbacks: An Indian named Popé gives his mother a drug called mescal and then they sleep together. This revelation just makes Helmholtz sad.
Oh, and ritually throwing up to cleanse himself of the horrors of civilization and his desire to have sex with Lenina. Summary: Chapter 10 Back at the Hatchery, the Director tells Henry that he plans to dismiss Bernard in front of dozens of high-caste workers as a public example. He peeks in the window, sees Lenina's suitcase, and realizes they are still home, so he breaks a window and enters the house. Bernard is allowing his sudden popularity go to his head. The fundamental tenet behind the society is utilitarianism, which describes a society that seeks to create the maximum happiness. He then makes himself into Prince Hamlet and Popé into the murderous King Claudius, declaring he will kill him while he lies in bed.
Chapter 18: Mond wishes to continue the experiment. He did not expect Bernard to find Linda. He quotes Shakespeare and explains to John why civilization has developed the way it has. The embryos are then treated based on its predetermined social caste—Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon. After establishing that Bernard had just returned from his vacation, the Director calls for everyone who is in the room attention. He was back on board the helicopter and flying back to Malais by two-thirty that afternoon.
In his example, Deltas learn to avoid roses and books by giving them electric shocks when they touch those items. Laughter broke out, enormous, almost hysterical, peal after peal, as though it would never stop. Foster tells Lenina to meet him on the roof at ten after five on the roof. Wracked with guilt, John hangs himself from the lighthouse rafters, and we end the novel with the image of John's dead body slowly rotating in the air. The Centre conditions all the non-Alpha and Beta embryos for their future status in society by dividing them into Gammas, Deltas, and Epsilons. Bernard was told to bring them to London at once.
She tells him that she would, of course, know the Director. John hates himself for wanting her in such a sexual way, so he flogs himself and finally her. John, on the other hand, finds it to be upsetting, since he was evidently in love with the bride. At ten forty-seven he was on the phone with Mustapha Mond, the Controller. The society believes that more consumption means more production of good, which will increase the number of jobs and keep the society fully employed. Linda, still high on soma, dies shortly after John arrives at the hospital. But they're stupid because they're engineered to be stupid by oxygen deprivation.
Impulsively he picks up a rock and uses it to smash through a window. Bernard invites John to return to England with him, realizing that John could be useful in ensuring that Bernard does not go to Iceland. John's history conveys further information about the life of the Indians and about his own isolation. Lots of the eggs die after eight minutes of radiation, but the ones that survive keep duplicating themselves. The Director would like to know if Bernard has any reason as to why he should not be punished. Chapter 15: John is infuriated by workers receiving their post work soma rations. Popé brings him a book: the Complete Works of Shakespeare.