Brave New World Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following has not been described by the controller as something that has paid a high price for happiness?

2. Why wouldn't the controller allow John to go with Bernard and Helmholtz?

3. Which character becomes newly confident and lets some success go to his head?

4. In what name did John throw out the soma?

5. What right does the controller say that John is claiming?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does the controller admit to John, Bernard and Helmholtz in relation to books?

2. What happened, as the controller described, on the island of Cypress when it was inhabited with nothing but Alphas?

3. What question does Helmholtz wonder how it made people who read Shakespeare's work excited?

4. What has the new civilization eliminated, which the controller then indicates requires no need for religion?

5. How do the people who listen to Bernard's ideas on the flaws in society feel about his ideas?

6. Describe why Bernard blames John for his feelings.

7. Describe how Lenina feels when she leaves the party with the Arch-community-songster.

8. Describe the difference between murder and what Bernard has done as described by the director.

9. Describe how the director responds to Linda and John.

10. Why does Lenina go to John's apartment?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Write an essay describing how many of the characters of this novel are as imprisoned as the savages are on the reservation.

Essay Topic 2

Describe in detail, with examples from the text, in what ways and manner Helmholtz has sacrificed himself personally and how he changes that throughout the novel.

Essay Topic 3

Write an essay describing the division of the classes throughout the novel. Use examples from the text and make a judgment of the benefits and detractions of this type of divided class system.

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