While Lenina takes a soma

While Lenina takes a soma - While Lenina takes a...

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Unformatted text preview: While Lenina takes a soma-holiday, Bernard makes the necessary arrangements to bring John and Linda back to London. He flies to Sante Fe where he telephones Mustapha Mond for permission and then meets with the Warden. During Bernard's trip, John breaks into the Rest House, thinking that Bernard and Lenina have left for London without him. Inside, John discovers Lenina's suitcase and looks through her clothes including her zippicamiknicks. When John finds Lenina fast asleep, he thinks of Shakespeare's Juliet. He reaches out to touch her perhaps even to unzip her zippypajamas with a single pull but stops himself, thinking: "Detestable thought!" John retreats when he hears the humming of Bernard's returning helicopter. In this very short chapter, Huxley presents two of his principal characters Bernard and John in unexpected, exciting situations of power. The quick view of each character affords the reader an unexpected, exciting situations of power....
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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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