Feelies in Brave New World


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In Brave New World, what provides touch sensations at the feelies?

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1. Who goes with John to his first feelie in Brave New World?

2. What Shakespearean play does John consider superior to the feelies in Brave New World?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Feelies are intriguing forms of entertainment for the society in Brave New World. This quiz will ask you about how feelies work, what John thinks about them and how author Aldous Huxley uses feelies to comment on society

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will ask you to:

  • Understand how touch sensation is achieved at the feelies
  • Identify the character that accompanies John to his first feelie
  • Name the Shakespeare play that John thinks is better than the feelies
  • Recognize the object that characters claim to feel at the feelies
  • Determine what feelies offer commentary on

Skills Practiced

Skills applied with this quiz include:

  • Information recall - apply knowledge you've gained regarding how characters are able to feel the sensation of touch at the feelies
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about the feelies to understand how Aldous Huxley uses them for social commentary
  • Reading comprehension - ensure you're able to take away the most important information from the related lesson on feelies from Brave New World

Additional Learning

Check out the related lesson, Feelies in Brave New World, to gain more insight into their application in the novel. The lesson goes over the following objectives:

  • Learn why characters in Brave New World like to go to the feelies
  • Assess the pornographic nature of feelies
  • Understand why the World State is obsessed with touch