What does Bernard want to do on his date with Lenina?
What does Bernard want to do on his date with Lenina that she finds odd? Bernard wants to go for a walk and be away from people.
Why are the babies conditioned to hate books and flowers?
Why are the babies being conditioned to hate books and flowers? Lower castes don’t need to educate themselves through books. They used to condition them to love flowers and it did not work.
What is John watching at the hospital for the dying after Linda’s death?
The television box at the end of Linda’s bed has been tuned to a tennis match. John hurries to see his mother. The ward nurse is completely baffled by this behavior. No one in the World State becomes upset about death, it is not in their conditioning.
Why does Bernard seem unhappy with society?
Bernard is unhappy with society because he just can’t seem to crack his way into it. While he has been born and bred an Alpha, he isn’t as tall and handsome as he is supposed to be. On the other hand, Helmholtz is unhappy because he feels that he is being stifled by the society around him.
What is the only word John can say repeatedly after his mother dies?
What is the only word John can say, repeatedly after his mother dies? John can only say “God” over and over after his mom dies causing confusion for the others in the room as they’ve never heard of God before.
Why can’t Lenina understand John’s love for her?
Firstly, Lenina rejects John’s love because she doesn’t understand it or where he is coming from. Two people from two different worlds are doomed to misunderstand each other’s behavior with regards to love.
How did Huxley kill himself?
On November 22, 1963, Huxley died of cancer of the larynx, having been diagnosed three years previously. His death received little notice because he died on the same day that then-President John F. Kennedy was shot in Dallas, Texas.
Did Huxley teach Orwell?
In October of 1949, a few months after 1984 was published, George Orwell sent a copy of the book to his high school French teacher, Aldous Huxley. Huxley had briefly taught Orwell French at Eton.