Brave New World Ch. 3 Questions

What does the director say is strange about sports during Ford’s day? That most games were played without more apparatus than a ball or two and a few sticks and perhaps a bit of netting.
What is necessary for the controllers to allow a new game? It has to be shown that it requires at least as much apparatus as the most complicated of existing games.
The director points out two kids playing by themselves, what game are these two kids playing? a rudimentary sexual game
Why does the nurse suspect the boy she is dragging needs to see the Assistant Superintendent of Psychology? He seemed reluctant to join in the erotic play with the rest of the kids.
What fact about history does the director share with the students that is unbelievable to them? That back before the time of Ford, erotic play between children was seen as abnormal and immoral, and it was rigorously suppressed.
What is the name of the Controller? Mustapha Mond
What does Henry Foster and the Assistant Director of Predestination do to Bernard Marx? Turned their backs on him to avert themselves from that unsavoury reputation.
What word is considered smutty? Viviparous
What is the hypnopedic proverb Mustapha Mond repeats? “But everyone belongs to everyone else.”
What has Lenina been doing that is surprising and disappointing to Fanny? Been seeing Henry Foster for four months and hasn’t been seeing anyone else on the side.
What does Fanny say Henry Foster’s reaction would be if he found out that Lenina was only seeing him and not others? He would be furious
What does Lenina say she hasn’t been very interested in? Promiscuity (being promiscuous)
The Controller, Mustapha, tells the students that they are fortunate that no pains have been spared to prevent them from having what? Emotions
What does Henry Foster say he is surprised about with the Assistant Predestinator? That he hasn’t had Lenina
Who does Lenina say she has some interest in? Bernard Marx
Where has Bernard Marx invited Lenina to go? Savage Reservation
What do they say about Bernard Marx, according to Fanny? That he doesn’t like obstacle golf and spends most of his time alone.
What thoughts does Bernard Marx have that shows the reader he thinks differently from the way others in the society think? Self control & respect for women; when he hears Henry and the Assistant’s conversation about “having her” it makes him want to punch them in the face.
What does Fanny say probably happened to Bernard while he was still in the bottle? That someone made a mistake and thought he was a gamma so they put alcohol in his blood surrogate.
What is Bernard Marx a specialist in? Hypnopedia
What did the Controllers realize was better than force? Methods of ectogenesis, neo-pavlovian conditioning, and hypnopedia.
What did Lenina wear around her waist? A silver mounted green morocco-surrogate cartridge belt, bulging with the regulation supply of contraceptives.
One of the advantages of a really scientific education is that the people of this society have never heard of what man? Shakespear
What does Henry Foster say Bernard Marx is in need of? A gramme of soma
What does Mustapha say about old age in this society? Stability remained to conquer old age.
Throughout Mustapha’s lecture what did he say was in the way of stability before the nine-year war? Old age
According to Mustapha, what is the state of thinking, reading, and culture (i.e., visiting places like museums)? World State (?)

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