By Harold Bloom
Aldous Huxley's courageous New international, a part of Chelsea condo Publishers' Bloom's publications assortment, offers concise serious excerpts from courageous New international to supply a scholarly evaluation of the paintings. This complete examine advisor additionally good points "The tale in the back of the tale" which info the stipulations below which courageous New international used to be written. This name additionally incorporates a brief biography on Aldous Huxley and a descriptive record of characters.
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Again, she cannot understand his reasons and assumes that he means that she was not attractive enough. ” The chapter concludes with Lenina confiding her anxieties to Fanny but still insisting: “All the same . . I do like him. He has such awfully nice hands. And the way he moves his shoulders—that’s very attractive. . ” In final preparations for his trip to the Savage Reservation, Bernard visits the Director’s office to get his signature on the permit in part 2. The Director surprises Bernard by recounting his own visit, years ago, to the New Mexican reservation.
Bernard pleads with John to leave his bedroom and come down to the party, but John has lost interest in being a novelty. Humiliated, Bernard announces that the guest of honor will not appear. ” Bernard’s short-lived celebrity is over. Lenina accompanied the Arch-Songster to the party and is particularly upset at John’s absence. Still confused about his actions during their evening at the Feelies, she had decided to confess to him that she liked him more than she had ever liked another man. She assumes that his refusal to appear is because he does not like her and does not want to see her.
How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! . ” In chapter 9, Lenina returns to the hotel in Malpais after her “day of queerness and horror”; she treats herself to a dose of soma large enough to give her an 18-hour holiday. Bernard, on the other hand, lies awake all night perfecting his plan to bring John and Linda back to London. In the morning, while Lenina is still “on soma-holiday,” he flies to Santa Fe and calls the World Controller’s Office in London. After telling his story to several undersecretaries, Bernard is connected directly to Mustapha Mond, who asks Bernard to bring the two “savages” back as a matter of scientific interest.