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Brave New World chapter 3 study guide
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Evan Doi

English 4

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Brave New World


Chapter 3 Study guide questions

1. What is centrifugal bumble puppy? Twenty children were grouped in a circle round a chrome steel tower. A ball thrown up so as to land on the platform at the top of the tower rolled down into the interior, fell on a rapidly revolving disk, was hurled through one or other of the numerous apertures pierced in the cylindrical casing, and had to be caught.

2. Who is Polly Trotsky?  She is a little girl that in away hit a boy.

3. What is Mustapha Mond's title? The resident controller of Western Europe.

4. Explain the differing opinions of Fanny and Lenina in regards to Bernard Marx?  Fanny believes the Bernard is just like all of the others but Lenina sees something different in him.

5. What is Henry Foster's drug of choice? soma

6. How does Marx feel about Foster? Bernard doesn’t like Henry, he believes him to be an arrogant blow heart.

7. How does Marx feel about the way Foster treats women? He finds Henry’s manner of treating women to be distasteful and demeaning. 

8. Where does Marx wish to take Lenina on vacation?  New Mexico

9. What does Mond say was the problem with democracy? He believes that democracy was to liberal and was unwilling to see the advances in technology.

10. What do the women take to give themselves an abortion (pregnancy substitute)? SYRUP OF CORPUS LUTEUM

11. Instead of going to the movies, where do they go for entertainment? The clubs

12. What did Henry Ford say history was? History is bunk.

13. Name some "forbidden books?" the bible and poetry

14. How does Mond describe "home." a few small rooms, stiflingly over-inhabited by a man, by a periodically teeming woman, by a rabble of boys and girls of all ages. No air, no space; an understerilized prison; darkness, disease, and smells.

15. Why was "sleep learning" prohibited in England in the old days? It was prohibited because of the liberalist in Parliament.

16. What year did the Nine Years War begin? A.F. 141

17. Why is Bernard "small" according for Fanny?   Because she finds him to be a anti social.

18. Lenina says, "Ending is better than_____." mending

19.Mond says, "Government's an affair of sitting not_____." hitting

20. How many died at Golder's Green? Eight hundred

21. How died at the British Museum Massacre? Two thousand

22. The symbol of Christ was turned into what symbol? Fords Model T

23. What has "all of the advantages of Christianity and alcohol but none of the side effects?" soma

24. Who does Marx wish to kill? He wishes to kill Henry Foster.

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