After this bloody spectacle

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Unformatted text preview: After this bloody spectacle, Bernard and Lenina meet a straw-haired, blue-eyed young man dressed — incongruously, it seems — as an Indian. Strangely, too, the young man speaks like a character from Shakespeare and tells them that his mother — Linda — comes from the "Other Place." When he also mentions that his father was named "Tomakin," Bernard connects this young man with the D.H.C.'s visit to the Reservation. The young savage introduces them to Linda — a "very stout blonde squaw," who tells Lenina and Bernard her strange story of being abducted by the Indians. She has spent much of her life on the Reservation, she explains, where she gave birth to her son, John, the young savage. In this chapter, Huxley opens another part of his dystopian world — the Savage Reservation — contrasting it implicitly and explicitly with the world of London, where the rest of the novel is set.contrasting it implicitly and explicitly with the world of London, where the rest of the novel is set....
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2011 for the course ENG 2301 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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