Essays Tagged: "Bernard"

"Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley.

ed with the introduction of the cast system and the consummation of soma.After that, we get to know Bernard Marx. He was an Alpha which accidentally received a dose of alcohol as a fetus and, as a res ... ngs and doesn't have the same interests as the other Alphas, which makes his coworkers dislike him. Bernard is in love with Lenina, a good-looking Beta who works in the Hatching and Conditioning Cente ...

(6 pages) 60 0 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley.

to being.Without commitment to religion, people become shallow and dehumanized. In Brave New World, Bernard doesn't participate in the Solidarity Service because he wants the change that comes with co ... h commitment. Instead, he participates because he "feels" that it's "time for him to do something." Bernard is participating in the emotion and tradition of the service. The other participants are "ju ...

(2 pages) 30 0 1.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bernard of Clairvaux - influence on Christianity then and now.

Bernard of Clairvaux, considered by some to be the last of the church Fathers , is most notably know ... s influence extended far beyond the church to change even political and literary arenas of his time.Bernard was born to nobility in 1090 at Fontaines-les-Dijon and died at Clairvaux in 1153. It appear ... the times which were marked by the imminent fall of Feudalism and the reforms of Pope Gregory VII. Bernard's mystical spiritual life, reforming mindset, high education afforded the nobility, and a st ...

(7 pages) 36 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Huxley's Characters are Symbols

In Brave New World by Aldous Huxley many characters are presented that are actually symbols. Bernard Marx is a non-conformist, one who refuses to comply with the rules of society. Hemholtz Wats ... opia. Then there is John who represents the noble savage, a man of nature who does not need society.Bernard Marx was an individual in a society where individuality was practically extinct. He was an A ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Brave New World journals

he proper standards either by lack of conditioning or alcohol being put into their blood surrogate. Bernard is one of the failures who do not seem to fit in. He feels an urgency to be an individual an ... s heading towards danger. Science cannot be allowed to take the place of human emotion and feeling. Bernard sees this and tries to become an individual despite his conditioning. The "savages" still un ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparison of Brave new world with blade runner

lusively for four months, and Lenina admits she is attracted to the strange, somewhat funny-looking Bernard Marx. In another part of the Hatchery, Bernard is enraged when he overhears a conversation b ... sation between Henry and the Assistant Predestinator about "having" Lenina.After work, Lenina tells Bernard that she would be happy to accompany him on the trip to the Savage Reservation in New Mexico ...

(6 pages) 51 1 2.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Brave New World summary

London Conditioning and Hatchery Centre, with Lenina Crowne at the Westminster Abbey Cabaret, with Bernard Marx at the Fordson Community Singery. An extreme example of the technique would be in Chapt ... caste-Different newspapers depending on caste-Idea of imperfection in the structure of the society-Bernard's slight physical abnormality results in isolation from the society-Contrast between Helmhol ...

(12 pages) 101 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Brave New World" Essay.

In the novel "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley the characters John the Savage and Bernard have a lot of similarities and differences. The major thing they have in common is they are ... ve is John the Savage is very passionate in everything he does. He doesn't do anything halfway, but Bernard isn't quite as driven.John the Savage is the same in build as most of the average males of t ... n that so he is deeply hurt by it. When he gets the chance to go back to his origin with Lenina and Bernard he jumps at the chance, taking his mom along as well.Bernard is a lot different in physical ...

(2 pages) 12 0 2.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Brave New World" book report by Aldous Huxley

insulated door he showed them the racks upon racks of numbered test tubes."2. Lenina confirms with Bernard that she would like to go on a trip with him to The Savage Reservation. There, they meet Joh ... a trip with him to The Savage Reservation. There, they meet John, The Savage. He tells his story to Bernard, and it turns out that he is the illegitimate son of the Director and Linda, a woman who dis ...

(2 pages) 51 0 2.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How does Miller use the father-son relationships to question the values of 1940's America? ("Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller)

Salesman', the relationships between Willy and his two sons Biff and Happy, and Charlie and his son Bernard, are used to reflect upon how significant the dream was for many Americans, and how it leads ... as the key to success. Willy's interpretation of likeability is superficial--he childishly dislikes Bernard because he considers Bernard a nerd. Willy's faith in his underdeveloped version of the Amer ...

(10 pages) 49 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley- Small summaries of how 4 characters relate to 'the wild' With Quotes to backup

Bernard MarxOne of the characteristics seen is that there is an underlying urge to want more and wan ... beyond what is currently available to you, and to want to feel all aspects. This can be see through Bernard Marx, who despite the conditioning given to him, still feels things such as anger, sadness a ... s such as anger, sadness and jealousy. This point is emphasised in the quote by Henry (referring to Bernard) in chapter 6, “Some men are almost rhinoceroses; they don’t respond properly to c ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Brave New World

haracters. The Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning, a scientist named Lenina, another scientist Bernard and John the Savage. One man, the Ford, controls the entire Western Europe. The Ford's name ... the Savage. One man, the Ford, controls the entire Western Europe. The Ford's name is Mustapha Mond.Bernard Marx, a psychologist, is the only discontent person in all of society. He experiences such d ...

(3 pages) 497 0 3.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Brave New World

zed way of life are sent to an island.In the following chapters the main characters are introduced. Bernard Marx is an Alpha, but has a very bad reputation, because he is rather small and behaves abno ... l and behaves abnormal. For example, he likes to be alone and doesn't take soma when he is unhappy. Bernard is also proud of being an individual and unhappy about not being accepted by his friends. Be ...

(4 pages) 417 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Brave New World

rs to show how their individuality breaks through the so-called perfect world, the Fordian Society. Bernard Marx is a character that Huxley used to portray physical appearance as an individual charact ... portray physical appearance as an individual characteristic that has surfaced despite conditioning. Bernard is an Alpha but there are rumours that alcohol was put into his test tube accidentally becau ...

(3 pages) 382 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

1984 And Brave New World

d and educated in many or even all events. In "Brave New World", one of the main characters, Bernard Marx also works for the very society he seems to despise. He worked in the central London Ha ... e or she is asleep. Like Winston he has inner conflict about his job and way of life. Like Winston, Bernard looks for an outlet to express himself. He expresses his opinions to his best friend Helmotz ...

(6 pages) 7 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Brave New World

in the book. These decisions determine cowardliness or boldness, determination or defeat. John and Bernard are somilar characters who share many of the same views on society and its corruptness; howe ... a concealed hope in the society, but realizes he does not have the power to reveal it alone. Bernard has the power to reveal the hope in society, but he simply does not have the confidence and ...

(2 pages) 405 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Brave New World

uction wtih out the drug. When a trip to the Savage reservasion goes bad two of the main Characters Bernard and Lenina meet John Savage and his mom. John and his mom go back to the new world with Bern ... n the new world for a little while and realizes that it is not a perfect world and tells Lenina and Bernard that, and tries to tell the rest the world but is not successful. He tells them that he want ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Brave New World

e of Soma tablets (an Indian drug that makes people forget their troubles and be happy).Characters: Bernard Marx: Member of the Psychology Bureau of the Central London Hatchery. He feels differently t ... a father.Fanny Crowne: Lenina's friend that reminds her of the standards and rules of society.Plot: Bernard invites Lenina to join him at a savage reservation in New Mexico. But when he asks for permi ...

(4 pages) 538 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compare and contrast dystopian

lity whatsoever, a bleak world eliminating spirit and human nature. Outsiders to this world include Bernard Marx, Helmhotz Watson and John the Savage. All feel different due to individual circumstance ... of Benito Mussolini the Italian dictator and Herbert Hoover President of America.Chapter 16 brings Bernard, Helmhotz and the Savage before Mond, who again breaks into lecture (punctuated by questions ...

(15 pages) 39 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Brave new world 3

of thinking, and their ideas. People who claimed individual thought against the community- such as Bernard in the beginning of the novel- were considered to have a defect from a lab mistake during bi ... these standards, and the lack of individual thought creates a cycle of declension. When Lenina and Bernard sleep together, Bernard later comments that he wished he had waited, saying: 'I didn't want ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community