Society In Brave New World

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The final section of Brave New World achieves the ultimate impact that people see the world differently. At the end, while Mustapha Mond and John are having a conversation, the reader can see that not everyone can handle one man’s opinion of a perfect society. In Ford’s society people have different classes, any night time partner they wish to have, a set job, all the leisure they want, no worries, no parents, no kids, and soma. What they don’t have is attraction, old things, religion, poetry, a fear of death, wonder, choices, and even science. To this John says, “‘No I don’t like civilization… It all seems to me quite horrible’” (Huxley, p. 218) and he even yelled, “‘But do you like being slaves?’” (Huxley, p. 212) to a crowd of citizens who …show more content…
“The Savage had chosen as his hermitage the old lighthouse which stood on the crest of the hill between Puttenham and Elstead” (Huxley, p. 243). He chose this location so he could be alone to reconnect with God and purge his soul of anything from the society he had become to hate. Then one day, three Delta-Minus land-workers happened to be driving by as John was whipping himself for thinking about his feeling for Lenina and they were astonished by what they saw. Soon after that, reporters started coming one by one to ask John questions about what he was doing to himself and with each reporter he got more aggressive towards them to get them to go away. Then finally one of the reporters got proof of what John was doing, and when he showed it to society they started flocking to the lighthouse like it was a tourist attraction to see it for themselves. After the people arrived, including Lenina, they refused to leave until they saw John whip himself. When they did, everyone got so excited it ended up being like an orgy. They all eventually left and John realized he’d never see the end of it so he hung himself. With that hanging, the ultimate impact of how people see the world differently was achieved in the

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