Why might Mustapha Mond have hidden and forbidden books? Why does Huxley specifically mention the bible and poetry?
The Savage argues that solitude would lead people to visualize a god instinctively, but since society has removed solitude, people cannot contemplate the world on their own terms, and Mustapha complains that society prevents people from discovering truth for themselves.
What position does Mustapha Mond hold?
In Aldous Huxley’s novel “Brave New World,” Mustapha Mond is the World Controller for Western Europe.
Who is Mustapha Mond what has his role been in the novel thus far?
Mustapha Mond is the most powerful and intelligent supporter of the World State, and it is his voice that explains the World State’s history and philosophy early in the novel.
What is Huxley’s purpose is putting Mond in Brave New World?
Huxley presents a choice between freedom and comfort, with John, the Savage, arguing for freedom and Mond arguing for the brave new world’s stability and comfort.
What does Mustapha Mond symbolize?
One of the ten men in charge of the World State, the Controller, represents a mix of past and present, convention and rebellion.
What caste is Mustapha Mond?
Alphas wear gray, while Betas wear mulberry. Alphas include Thomas, Henry Foster, Mustapha Mond, Bernard Marx, Benito Hoover, and Helmholtz Watson; Betas include Lenina Crowne, Fanny Crowne, and Linda.
Why is Bernard Marx considered weird?
Everyone thinks he’s strange, and they claim that someone accidentally poured alcohol into his blood surrogate while he was still bottled, which explains why he’s so strange.
Why is a brave new world banned?
The book was challenged as required reading in the Corona-Norco, Calif., Unified School District in 1993 because it “centered around negative activity.” Schools in Miller, Mo., banned “Brave New World” in 1980 because of its characters’ acceptance of promiscuous sex.
Why does Bernard not fit into society?
Bernard is dissatisfied with the World State’s society because he wants to experience strong emotions, which distinguishes him from John and Helmholtz, who are looking for truth and beauty. Bernard isn’t looking for something bigger than himself; he’s looking for intense experiences that make him feel good and important.
Why does Lenina wear green?
The fact that Lenin wears green against her social category is an interesting contradiction and bit of dramatic irony; olive greens can denote decay or illness, while spring green denotes innocence and fertility.
Why does Mustapha Mond deny John’s request?
Why won’t Mustapha Mond let John go to an island to purify himself? He tells John that he wants the “experiment” (of John living in London society) to continue, in other words, he wants to continue experimenting with John’s life at John’s expense.
What is the secret to happiness in Brave New World?
u201cAnd that is the secret of happiness and virtue,u201d the Director said solemnly, u201cliking what you have to do; all conditioning aims at making people like their unavoidable social destiny.u201d
What signs are there that Lenina is changing?
What are the signs that Lenina is changing? She reminds John of Miranda from The Tempest and the person Miranda fell in love with; Lenina is changing as a result of the people she is attracted to, Bernard and John, who do not adhere to social norms.
What does Mustapha Mond say about happiness?
Although Mond believes in the value of human happiness, he also acknowledges that happiness serves a purpose: it u201ckeeps the wheels steadily turning,u201d or in other words, it promotes stability and productivity. Mond also reveals that the World State’s philosophy has its roots in Huxley’s own time’s politics.
What does Mustapha Mond look like?
Mustapha Mond, a man of middle height with black hair, a hooked nose, full red lips, and very piercing dark eyes, is the perfect symbol of the brave new world and the Savage’s chief antagonist. He is intelligent and learned, with an acute sense of irony and even a sense of humor.
How does Mustapha Mond say he paid for being too much interested in the truth?
“But that’s the price we have to pay for stability,” Mustapha Mond says. “You have to choose between happiness and what people used to call high art…that’s how I paid. By choosing to serve happiness.”