Brave New World Allusions


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Why does Aldous Huxley use allusions in Brave New World?

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1. Who was Thomas Malthus?

2. Who was Ivan Pavlov?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet is centered around author Aldous Huxley's use of allusion within Brave New World, with questions on relevant plot points and historical figures. It can serve as a way for you to measure how well you're processing the material.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Specifically, you'll find this quiz/worksheet to include questions on:

  • Why Aldous Huxley employs allusions in the novel
  • Thomas Malthus
  • Ivan Pavlov
  • Why the government conditions its citizens in Brave New World
  • Why Shakespeare was abolished in Brave New World

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw important information from the lesson on Brave New World
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read about why Aldous Huxley used allusions as well as the significance of governmental actions in Brave New World and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained on Thomas Malthus and Ivan Pavlov

Additional Learning

To learn more about this novel, you can read the accompanying lesson: Brave New World Allusions. This lesson is made up of the following objectives:

  • Define allusions in a literary context
  • Learn about Malthusian belts
  • Understand how Pavlov's model applies to Brave New World