Brave New World Double Entry Journals

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Double Entry Journals Quotes/Summary of Event | My Thinking, Questions, Connections & Reactions | Pg. 8 “SI MONUMENTUM REQUIRIS CIRCUMSPICE” | I know this language is Latin. In the forward it is used in a way to honor educators. I think this might say “A monument that requires searching”Online it says, “if you seek his monument, look around”. (Merriam Webster). It seems similar to what I thought it said originally. I wasn’t surprised that it was along the lines of looking for something because the word circumspice reminded me of the English word circum-navigate. | Pg. 10 “This really revolutionary revolution is to be achieved, not in the external world, but in the souls and flesh of human beings.” | This line is being used to …show more content…

The first Pregnancy Substitute isn’t compulsory till twenty-one.” | Since no one in the society has children it seems as though once each female turns 21 they have a pregnancy substitute to mimic pregnancy. This is maybe done so no one has an odd urge to have a baby. | Pg. 42 “Again?” Fanny’s kind, rather moon-like face took on an incongruous expression of pained and disapproving astonishment. “Do you mean to tell me you’re still going out with Henry Foster?” | In the society it seems like a very big disapproval of people especially to date/marry. People are only supposed to go out together one night, have sex, and be done with each other that is why Fanny is questioning Lenina. | Pg.45 “After all, every one belongs to every one else.” | This keeps coming up throughout the book that after all everyone (belongs/works) to/for everyone else. The society here shows that they believe everyone is equal. Why would they make differ class groups for the society? | Pg. 47 “They say somebody made a mistake when he was still in the bottle-thought he was a Gamma and put alcohol into his blood-surrogate. That’s why he’s so stunted.” | So in the BNW society to stunt the growth and brainpower of select groups they put alcohol into the blood that is transferred over the embryo to stunt the growth. In today’s time research has been shown that if you drink alcohol when pregnant a baby can be born with birth defects or have a mentally


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