Study Guide

Brave New World Characters

By Aldous Huxley

John the Savage

John is like a morality sponge. He picks stuff up everywhere he goes. From Shakespeare to the...

Bernard Marx

Bernard, Bernard…what happened to you? We liked you so much when this whole thing started....

Helmholtz Watson

Helmholtz Watson is the George Clooney of Brave New World. In other words, Helmholtz is the...

Mustapha Mond

Mustapha spends pretty much all of his time lecturing, discoursing, dialoguing, and just plain...

Lenina Crowne

All right, what is it with Lenina? First Foster, then Bernard, then John: everyone is obsessed...

Linda

Linda is possibly the most unfortunate creature in all of dystopian literature. (Although Winston...

The Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning

The Director is a little bit of a plot device, which is why there isn't too much to say about...

Henry Foster

Henry is a lot like the male version of Fanny Crowne. He's our view into the life of a typical...

Fanny Crowne

Fanny is basically the female version of Henry Foster; an example of what a normal woman is like...