Brave New World Essay | Characterization of the Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning

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Characterization of the Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning

Summary: A characterization of the Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning in Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World." The information is based on the information provided through the first chapter.
Characterization

The first person to be introduced in Aldous Huxley's dystopian novel,,Brave New World" is the Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning.

The reader instantly acquires an accurate imagining of the "great man" (p. 22, l.8) whose words must be so very important that everything he says is written down by his students "straight from the horse's mouth" (p. 22, l.8). But not only his external appearance as a "tall and rather thin but upright" (p.23, l.4) man with "a long chin", "big rather prominent teeth" and "full, floridly curved lips" (p. 23, l. 8) perfectly fits this description, also his character traits display certain similarities with those of a horse, thinking of the animal's pride and strength. The D.H.C. undoubtedly protrudes with his noticeably self-confident, not to say arrogant, manner.

His language is marked by idioms, rather superfluous sayings, such as "begin at...

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