Significance Of John The Savage In Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

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Significance of John the Savage In the novel, “Brave New World,” by Aldous Huxley, John the Savage represents the connection between the civilized society which succeeds in conditioning their communities to maintain standards, and the savage community where religion and rituals takes place. John is nevertheless out casted by both societies where he neither fits. His beliefs in Awonawilona and the stories portrayed by Shakespeare shape John’s world into a delusional interaction when he’s inflicted by the knowledge that, “the other place” does exist when seeing it for the first time. Johns portrayal of a character represents the harsh reality of individuals, who face difficulties when questioning the vary lives in which they are …show more content…
He grew up hearing tales of. “The New World” by his mother only to be awed in wonder that such a place existed hoping that one day he too can see the world where Linda had once come from. He is an outcaste in the savage civilization by the color of his white skin and the depiction of a polygamous mother. This drifts John to try and fit in by participating in the rituals but is always falling short as he can never be truly accepted by the savage society. John is a bridge between the society of the uncivilized and The World State by being the child of a woman who exiled herself after giving birth, and living the uncivilized life burdened to feel at place. In addition, John the Savage is the product of a civilized woman coming into contact and living the life of the uncivilized. His responsibility of a character is to fulfill the gap between the two worlds as they are subsequently different from one another. When John first arrives to …show more content…
During their conversation John is questioning the cost in stability of creating different classes to just making Alpha plus’s as they are the highest of the caste, Mustapha respond with, “It began in A.F. 473 the Cyprus experiment resulted in twenty two thousand Alphas…The result exactly fulfilled theoretical predictions ..The land wasn’t worked properly…within six years having a first class civil war” as it would be impossible to have a stable community without the rest of the classes working for each other. John shocked by such an astonishing experiment he mentions God, but yet again is shut down by Mond since religious has no value to them in a society as it is to old. John is nevertheless the heroic character questioning the utopian morals as they go against his own belief of people needing unhappiness to appreciate the beauty in life. He isolates himself in a lighthouse instead of going back to the World State because of his limited knowledge of the world inadequately allowed him to see that the civilized society is fine as it

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