SparkNotes provides a thorough plot summary of Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World," beginning with the novel's tour of the Central London Hatchery, where identical human embryos are produced, and following the novel's protagonists to the Savage Reservation in New Mexico and back to London.Continue Reading
In addition to a thorough plot summary of "Brave New World," SparkNotes explores some of the novel's themes, including the use of technology to control society, consumerism, and the incompatibility between happiness and the truth. SparkNotes also explores many of the characters of the novel, such as Bernard Marx and John, who returns from the Savage Reservation and becomes well-known in London society.
SparkNotes also provides some context for "Brave New World," specifically focusing on Aldous Huxley's background in science and his fascination with dystopias and utopias. SparkNotes provides some background on utopian literature, which ties strongly to the plot summary, as the novel begins by presenting a utopia that is soon revealed to be dystopic.
SparkNotes also provides a more detailed summary of "Brave New World," divided into chapters or sets of chapters. In these summaries, more details of the novel's plot are revealed and thoroughly explored. Finally, SparkNotes explains important quotations from "Brave New World" in the context of the novel.Learn more about Classics