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Analysis of the Literary Devices in Brave NewWorld1.Action:The main action of the novel comprises the whole life andgrowth of the political landscape of the World State as shown throughMustapha Mond, John, Bernard, and Lenina. Thefalling actionoccursJohn could not brook the situation, isolates himself, and engages inpunishing himself. Therising actionmoment of the novel arrives whenMarx and Lenina visit the Savage Reservation and meets John.2.Anaphora:The novel shows examples ofanaphorasuch as,i. We slacken off the circulation when they’re right way up, so thatthey’re half starved, and double the flow of surrogate when they’reupside down. They learn to associate topsy-turvydom with well-being; infact, they’re only truly happy when they’re standing on their heads.(Chapter-One)The example shows the repetitious use of “they’re.”3.Alliteration:brave new worldshows the use ofalliterationat severalplaces as the examples given below,i. Government’s an affair of sitting, not hitting. You rule with the brainsand the buttocks, never with the fists. For example, there was theconscription of consumption. (Chapter-3)ii. “As though I’d been saying something shocking,” thought Lenina. “Hecouldn’t look more upset if I’d made a dirty joke–asked him who hismother was, or something like that.” (Chapter-4)iii. But though the separating screen of the sky-signs had now to a greatextent dissolved, the two young people still retained their happyignorance of thenight. (Chapter-5)Both of these examples from the novel show the use of consonantsounds such as the sound of /s/ occurring after an interval to maketheprosemelodious and rhythmic.4.Allusion:The novel shows good use of different allusions as given inthe below examples,i. “Well, Lenina,” said Mr. Foster, when at last she withdrew the syringeand straightened herself up. (Chapter-I)ii. “O wonder!” he was saying; and his eyes shone, his face was brightlyflushed. “How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteousmankind is!” (Chapter-8)iii. He hated Popé more and more. A man can smile and smile and be avillain. Remorseless, treacherous, lecherous, kindless villain. What didthe words exactlymean? (Chapter-8)iv. Did he dare? Dare to profane with his unworthiest hand that … No,he didn’t. The bird was too dangerous. His hand dropped back. Howbeautiful she was! How beautiful! (Chapter-9)The first example shows the reference to Lenin, the second to The

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