After chapter 3 writing assignment

Bernard Marx is a shy, humble, sweet, likes to be alone… alpha plus. Bernard is quite different the the others taking place in brave new world, he does not enjoy casual sex or soma which makes him stand out. Bernard works in the Psychology Bureau. He is looked as a outsider and found weird because he does not choose to participate in the casual sex, besides this difference Bernard does have one thing in common with the others, he very much dislikes having to deal with the lower castes.

Bernard and Lenina are two completely different people, so it is quite odd that they have a relationship. Bernard is shy and enjoys taking in the little things where as Lenina is always looking for ways to get involved in something. Bernard shyness tends to make him not want to have sexual relationships where as Lenina is always wanting to have sex.

A huge topic we can really focus in on is consumption. Consumption is the using up of a resource. In Brave New World the games are a way that they can get children to increase tier consumption, a game that they play is  Centrifugal Bumble Puppy. In brave new world some of them are conditioned to think that the more they consume the more successful and the more in power they will be.

I personally would not want to live in a world state. A world state is a place where everything is controlled, there is one government that controls everything.  The motto of the World State is “Community, Identity, Stability”. this type of world as almost no freedom, they do what they are told and they are conditioned from the time they are babies all the way till they die. to me family is a very important aspect of my life and not being able to have that would be very disheartening.

There is quite the amount of vocabulary in this book that can be hard to understand at some moments, but by researching the words I can get a deeper, fuller understanding of what they mean. A caste is the groups you are split up into when you are born based on your level of smartness, the higher the caste the more opportunities you have.   Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon are the names of the castes in brave new world, They’re the first five letters on the Greek alphabet. Each of these castes wore different colors and have different roles. Hypnopedia is sleep teaching. Soma is a drug used kind of like alcohol. Centrifugal Bumblepuppy. A game in which children fling a ball onto a platform. The ball then rolls down the interior and lands on a rotating disk that flings the ball in a random direction, at which point the ball must be caught. Bokanovsky’s Process is a fictional process of human cloning. Consumption the people within the WorldState constantly consume because of the conditioning they received while they were young. Conditioning was caste-based, designed to teach basic behavior suitable for an entire caste. Malthusian belt is an important accessory worn by women and girls. pregnancy substitute is a set of injections and pills that women are given to simulate the effects of being pregnant. Decanting Room is where the embryos are to be poured out, into the daylight. utopia perfect world. dystopia horrible, unplesent world.

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