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Brave New World Reading Preparation Get Ready for a Crazy New World
Warm-Up (top left) Choose two prompts with which to AGREE/DISAGREE. Write 1-2 sentences explaining why.
Prompt Choices True happiness is never attainable. It is wrong to control the physical and intellectual characteristics of humans before they are born. Science and technology can help make the world a happier place. Life would be better if everyone could legally take as many “Happy Pills” as they wanted, whenever they wanted, to be happy. Sexuality is a personal choice that should not be influenced by other individuals or the community. People who are mentally strong can never be brainwashed. Family is not important or necessary in society if everyone helps each other out when needed.
Cool-Down (bottom left) Make a T-Chart. Label the chart “Happy Things” and “Happy Choices”. Brainstorm objects, events, and other things that make you happy for the “Happy Things” column. Brainstorm choices that a person can make that will make him/her happy in the “Happy Choices” column. Draw lines between the things and choices that match.
Allusion Notes (right side set up) Character/Concept Record the name/term here from the top of the slide Allusion to Record the historical allusion here.
Bernard Marx is an allusion to Karl Marx, founder of Marxism, Socialism
Lenina Crowne is an allusion to Vladimir Lenin, leader of the Russian revolution and founder of the Communist party
Benito Hoover is an allusion to Benito Mussolini, Fascist dictator of Italy Herbert Hoover, Depression-era president of America
Malthusian belt, Malthusian Drill are allusions to Thomas Malthus, political economist and early proponent of birth control for population regulation
Conditioning and Neo-Pavlovian are allusions to Ivan Pavlov, scientist who conducted conditioning experiments (Pavlov’s dogs)
Ford is an allusion to Henry Ford, creator of the Model T and the modern assembly line
George Bernard Shaw is an allusion to George Bernard Shaw, Irish writer and socialist
Freud is an allusion to Sigmund Freud, Austrian psychiatrist and found of psychoanalysis
Helmholtz Watson is an allusion to John B. Watson, American psychologist and behaviorist
Mustapha Mond is an allusion to Mustapha Kemal Ataturk, founder of modern Turkey
Mond is an allusion to Monde – “world” or “people” in French
Brave New World is an allusion to From Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Miranda says: “O, wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in’t!”
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