Brave New World - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Henry notices Lenina's growing sadness and suggests a Pregnancy Substitute or Violent Passion Surrogate treatment. Lenina tells him to shut up. She'd laugh if she weren't on the verge of crying—she has enough violent passion on her own. Later, in the Changing Room, Fanny tells Lenina that if she won't try someone else, she should just go to John and have him, period. Don't take no for an answer, she says.

Lenina follows Fanny's advice. Bolstered by a half-gramme of soma, Lenina goes to the apartment and confronts John. She asks him if he doesn't like her, and John says he loves her, but that he wants to do something to show he's worthy of her. Lenina doesn't understand, and grows more and more exasperated as John rattles on about the traditional methods of a man showing his worth—like bringing home the skin of a...

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