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Brave New World

Aldous Huxley’s grim picture of the future, where scientific and social developments have turned life into a tragic travesty. [Br. Lit.: Magill I, 79]

Brave New World

picture of world’s condition 600 years from now. [Br. Lit.: Brave New World]
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As the counterpoint in chapter 3 becomes increasingly complicated, ever-briefer excerpts from the Director's history lesson vie with snippets of Lenina's ongoing discussion with Fanny and of Henry Foster's attempts to rile Bernard Marx. The Director explains that "We have the World State, now.
Flying above the brave new world in chapter 6, Bernard Marx and Lenina Crowne discuss the advisability of cultivating strong feelings.
Bernard Marx requests John Savage's life story in order to "reconstruct" the past.
This simpler affair is conducted without Bernard Marx and Helmholtz Watson.
In contrast, Huxley compromised Bernard Marx by inserting two handwritten paragraphs in which he invites Miss Keate to one of his parties to meet the Savage.
Bernard Marx (Peter Gallagher) and Lenina Crowne (Rya Kihlstedt) have been seeing each other beyond the accepted one-night stand, drawing the suspicion and scorn of their peers.