| Quote #10
"Lenina Crowne?" said Henry Foster, echoing the Assistant Predestinator's question as he zipped up his trousers. "Oh, she's a splendid girl. Wonderfully pneumatic. I'm surprised you haven't had her."
This is where we start to like Bernard. He seems to be the only character who shares our reaction to this shockingly promiscuous world.
| Quote #11
And round her waist she wore a silver-mounted green morocco-surrogate cartridge belt, bulging (for Lenina was not a freemartin) with the regulation supply of contraceptives. (3.185)
Wow, it's like she's wearing sex on her sleeve. Oh, wait… (Actually, we meant to say something scholarly about how Orwell's "Anti-sex sash" in 1984 is probably a nod to Huxley's Malthusian belt.)
| Quote #12
The lift was crowded with men from the Alpha Changing Rooms, and Lenina's entry was greeted by many friendly nods and smiles. She was a popular girl and, at one time or another, had spent a night with almost all of them. (4.1.1)
Lenina's character is defined by her sexual appeal.