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Brave New World

Brave New World

  

by Aldous Huxley

Brave New World Characters

Meet the Cast

John the Savage

(Click the character infographic to download.) John's Different Worlds John is like a morality sponge. He picks stuff up everywhere he goes. From Shakespeare to the Bible to the creation myths of t...

Bernard Marx

(Click the character infographic to download.) Bernard, Bernard…what happened to you? We liked you so much when this whole thing started. You were rebellious, smart, human, and wanted more from L...

Helmholtz Watson

(Click the character infographic to download.) Helmholtz Watson is the George Clooney of Brave New World. In other words, Helmholtz is the Alpha male. The first time we see him, he's turning down...

Mustapha Mond

(Click the character infographic to download.) Mustapha spends pretty much all of his time lecturing, discoursing, dialoguing, and just plain chatting everyone up. This guy is a talker, so it's not...

Lenina Crowne

(Click the character infographic to download.) All right, what is it with Lenina? First Foster, then Bernard, then John: everyone is obsessed with this woman, and honestly, it's a little hard to se...

Linda

(Click the character infographic to download.) Linda is possibly the most unfortunate creature in all of dystopian literature. (Although Winston and the rats in 1984… that was also pretty bad.) I...

The Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning

(Click the character infographic to download.) The Director is a little bit of a plot device, which is why there isn't too much to say about him. In the first few chapters, he's a great excuse for...

Henry Foster

(Click the character infographic to download.) Henry is a lot like the male version of Fanny Crowne. He's our view into the life of a typical upper caste male living in the World State. But most of...

Fanny Crowne

(Click the character infographic to download.) Fanny is basically the female version of Henry Foster; an example of what a normal woman is like in the brave new world. Since we as readers are inter...