Brave New World

the story start when The Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning is giving a group of students a tour of a factory that produces human beings and conditions them for their predestined roles in the World State. He explains to the boys that human beings no longer produce living offspring. Instead, surgically removed ovaries produce ova that are fertilized in artificial receptacles and incubated in specially designed bottles. The Hatchery binds every embryo for a specific rank in the World State. The five ranks are Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, and Epsilon. Gamma, Delta, and Epsilon undergo.

the Bokanovsky Process, which includes stunning an egg with the goal that it partitions to shape up to ninety-six indistinguishable incipient organisms, which then form into ninety-six indistinguishable people. The Alpha and Beta fetuses never experience this separating procedure, which can debilitate the incipient organisms. The Director clarifies that the Bokanovsky Process encourages social security in light of the fact that the clones it produces are foreordained to perform indistinguishable errands at indistinguishable machines. The cloning procedure is one of the devices the World State uses to actualize its controlling proverb: “Group, Identity, Stability.”


The Director drives the gathering of understudies to the Nurseries. Posted on a notice board are the expressions, “Newborn child Nurseries. Neo-Pavlovian Conditioning Rooms.” The understudies watch a Bokanovsky gathering of eight-month-old children wearing the Delta standing’s khaki-shaded garments. A few medical caretakers give the children books and blooms. As the children slither toward the books and the blossoms, cooing with joy, cautions ring deafeningly. At that point, the infants endure a gentle electric stun. A while later, when the medical caretakers offer the blooms and books to the infants, they recoil away and howl with fear.

The primary portion of the understudies’ visit, portrayed in the past area, shows the World State’s mishandle of natural science in molding its natives. This area concentrates on the utilization of mental innovations to control the future conduct of World State natives. Molding, consolidated with pre-birth treatment, makes people without distinction: every one is customized to carry on precisely like the following. This framework takes into consideration social strength, monetary profitability inside restricted imperatives, and a general public ruled by negligent acquiescence and juvenile conduct.


Ford, we are twelve; oh, make us one,
Like drops within the Social River;
Oh, make us now together run
As swiftly as thy shining Flivver.
. . .
Orgy-porgy, Ford and fun,
Kiss the girls and make them One.
Boys at one with girls at peace;
Orgy-porgy gives release.

This tune is sung amid the Solidarity Service went to by Bernard in Chapter 5. It gives a case of the commonplace “religion” the World State uses to keep its individuals in congruity with societal guidelines. The melody’s senseless wording underscores the detail of the function.

protagonists聽聽路聽Bernard Marx, Helmholtz Watson, and John

antagonist聽聽路聽Mustapha Mond

themes聽路聽The use of technology to control society, the incompatibility of happiness and truth, the dangers of an all-powerful state


full title聽聽路聽聽Brave New World

author聽聽路聽Aldous Huxley








Class note 2/16/2017

Homework for next week

BNW Chapter 1-9 has to be post it by Monday

Blog #3 (2/28)

Class notes


Some definitions during class discussion about metropolis

Doppelganger: an apparition or double of a living person who looks exactly like the other person.

Germany expressionism: refers to a number of related creative movements beginning in聽Germany聽before the First World War that reached a peak in Berlin during the 1920s.

Hierarchy: a system or organization in which people or groups are ranked one above the other according to status or authority.

Utopia: an imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect.

Commodity: a useful or valuable thing that can bought and sold


Plot for the film metropolis taken from wikipidia

In the futuristic year of 2026, in the city of Metropolis, wealthy聽industrialists聽reign from high-rise tower complexes, while underground-dwelling workers toil to operate the underground machines that power the city. Joh Fredersen is the city’s master. His son Freder idles away his time in a pleasure garden, but is interrupted by the arrival of a young woman named Maria, who has brought a group of workers’ children to witness the lifestyle of the rich.


Freder the son

Maria the young and beautiful lady

Rotwang 聽the Scientist and creator of the man machine

Joh Fredersen, the master of Metropolis and Freder’s father.

The movie metropolis was a movie black and white with no sound but with special effects


Sttings of metropolis

Wealthy pople live above ground

Workers live underground

As a far I saw in the movie the workers walk the same, basically all their movement wer e the same. Like if they were mentally controlling by a entity. Like a robots.




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