Brave New World Chapter 7

1. Why doesn’t Lenina like the Indian guide? Lenina is not fond of the Indian guide because he says nothing and smells bad.
2. To what does Lenina compare the top of the mesa? Lenina compares the top of the mesa to the Charing T Tower because it reminds her of it.
3. What shocks Lenina about the old man? Lenina is shocked because this old man is wrinkly and saggy, and this is a shock to her because she has never seen the real signs of aging.
4. How does Bernard try to appear strong and brave? Bernard discusses mothers, babies, and birth, and he tries to act confident and fine with the situation.
5. Of what do the drums remind Lenina? The drumbeat reminds Lenina of the rhythms used during the Solidarity Services, especially the orgy ending.
6. How does the new Savage appear different? The new Savage has blonde hair and blue eyes, and he speaks to them, but his manner of speech is strange.
7. What about Lenina fascinates the blonde Indian? She is fair skinned and dressed differently, and she is clean, and beautiful.
8. Why is Bernard so excited with the answers the Savage gives to his questions? Bernard starts to realize that the blonde Indian is Director’s son, which could be potentially useful for his revenge.
9. Why was Linda segregated and shunned by the rest of the pueblo? Linda misused the Indian drugs, and was openly wild.
10. What can the reader infer Linda hopes will happen now? Linda sees Bernard and Lenina as her salvation because they will take her back to the Brave New World, where she belongs.

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