Soma in Brave New World: Examples & Analysis


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Which of these things is similar to soma?

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1. In Brave New World, who rejects soma entirely?

2. Who ultimately overdoses on soma in Brave New World?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Soma plays a key role in the lives of characters in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. On the quiz you will answer questions about how soma is used, who uses it, and why.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials assess your understanding of:

  • Who rejects soma
  • The character who overdoses on soma
  • A character who uses soma responsibly
  • Why the World State has no problem with soma

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - consult the knowledge you've gained about substances that are similar to soma
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most essential information from the corresponding lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding to explain why the World State allows people to use soma

Additional Learning

Learn more about this subject by studying the lesson called Soma in Brave New World: Examples & Analysis. The lesson is centered on the following objectives:

  • Describe what soma symbolizes
  • Explain how soma is consumed
  • Identify the character who mocks soma but still uses it