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Brave New World Character List & Flashcards

Brave New World Character List & Flashcards
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This character pushes Bernard to leave society. He believes that happiness and stability are the only important things in life.
Mustapha Mond works for the government as a Resident Controller. He believes that passion and heroes are not necessary.
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Bernard's last name recalls this German author who wrote Capital, a story about capitalist society.
Karl Marx philosophically criticizes the capitalist society. Bernard Marx criticizes it because he does not fit in.
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This character is a central figure of the story and is not like the other Alphas.
Bernard is shorter and is not as good looking as the other Alphas and is made fun of because of it.
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This character becomes John's friend in London. He has everything but is not happy.
Helmholtz realizes his love of writing after meeting John.
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This character is John's mother. She does not have a good reputation on the Reservation.
Linda was left, pregnant, on the Reservation, and John grew up without his father. One of the reasons John went to London was that she told him how amazing London was.
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This character uses John for pleasure and ends up being treated like his mother.
Lenina develops a special relationship to John. He loves her but she is not wanting more than physical affection. John eventually becomes violent with her.
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This character was born on the reservation and goes to London in hopes of finding paradise.
John the Savage isn't liked on the reservation. His mother tells him London is idyllic but he does not find it like that.
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This flashcard set covers the characters in Aldus Huxley's novel Brave New World. The new society Huxley creates is corrupt and sexual. The characters he creates are elaborate and complex. These cards will help you understand the interesting relationships and unique character traits.

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This character was born on the reservation and goes to London in hopes of finding paradise.
John the Savage isn't liked on the reservation. His mother tells him London is idyllic but he does not find it like that.
This character uses John for pleasure and ends up being treated like his mother.
Lenina develops a special relationship to John. He loves her but she is not wanting more than physical affection. John eventually becomes violent with her.
This character is John's mother. She does not have a good reputation on the Reservation.
Linda was left, pregnant, on the Reservation, and John grew up without his father. One of the reasons John went to London was that she told him how amazing London was.
This character becomes John's friend in London. He has everything but is not happy.
Helmholtz realizes his love of writing after meeting John.
This character is a central figure of the story and is not like the other Alphas.
Bernard is shorter and is not as good looking as the other Alphas and is made fun of because of it.
Bernard's last name recalls this German author who wrote Capital, a story about capitalist society.
Karl Marx philosophically criticizes the capitalist society. Bernard Marx criticizes it because he does not fit in.
This character pushes Bernard to leave society. He believes that happiness and stability are the only important things in life.
Mustapha Mond works for the government as a Resident Controller. He believes that passion and heroes are not necessary.
This character is a friend of Lenina. She feels focusing on one man for too long looks bad.
Fanny voices the conservative values of the caste society.
This character is one of Lenina's lovers. He is very casual about his relationship with Lenina and talks about her body with his coworkers.
Henry Foster is a conventional Alpha male.
This character is the leader of the society. He is threatening.
The Director is very powerful but has a hidden secret. He is John's father.
This is another one of Linda's lovers. He gives her Shakespeare.
Popé lives on the Reservation.
This character is the chief administrator for the New Mexico Savage Reservation.
The Warden is a very talkative Alpha.
This character is the equivalent to an archbishop in the World State.
The Arch-Community-Songster
This character is an old Indian man. He performs a marriage ceremony that John watches.
Mitsima teaches John how to mold clay.
_____ _____ wrote the novel, Brave New World.
Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World in 1932.

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