Audible Plus. Cancel anytime. George Orwell depicts a gray, totalitarian world dominated by Big Brother and its vast network of agents, including the Thought Police - a world in which news is manufactured according to the authorities' will and people live tepid lives by rote.
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The Neffwork. Come prepared to discuss. Monday Nov 19 in class Ch. Otherwise, enjoy the time with your family and friends! What ideas are being satirized? Thursday Nov 15 Ch.
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See Important Quotations Explained. The Director leads the students to the garden, where several hundred naked children are playing. Such simple apparatus did nothing to increase consumption. The Director is interrupted by the cries of a little boy sitting in the bushes. It soon becomes clear that the little boy, for some reason, is uncomfortable with the erotic play in which the children are encouraged to participate. After the boy is whisked off to see the psychologist, the Director astounds the students by explaining that sexual play during childhood and adolescence used to be considered abnormal and immoral. When he begins to explain the deleterious effects of sexual repression, a man interrupts him.
At the Reservation, Lenina watches a community celebration. The images of an eagle and a man on a cross are raised, and a youth walks into the center of a pile of writhing snakes. A man whips him, drawing blood until the youth collapses. Lenina is horrified. John, a handsome blond youth in Indian dress, surprises Lenina and Bernard by speaking perfect English. He says that he wanted to be the sacrifice, but the town would not let him.