Brave New World, writing homework help: Analyze the role of sexuality in the novel
Analyze the role of sexuality in the novel. The Director remarks that, “feeling lurks in that interval of time between desire and its consummation” (44). Is promiscuity ultimately satisfying for the characters in the novel? Is the fact that the novel only mentions heterosexuality problematic? Are women in the novel empowered or harmed by promiscuity? Is John’s view of sexuality preferable to Lenina’s, or is it just as harmful?