Brave New World Essays | GradeSaver
into his last moments with Linda, the difference between his approach to death and that of the Brave New World was very noticeable, the savage became angry describing the children's presence as “disgraceful”.
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The nurse could not believe his reaction and thought he was
“Undoing all there wholesome death-conditioning with this disgusting outcry as though death were something terrible, as though anyone mattered as much as all that!”
Caring about death was “antisocial” the savage prayed to God, but in the Brave New World there was no God and no after life so the children didn’t understand what he was saying.
People left the Brave New World as they had entered it, returning only the minerals after their crematorium, with everything they had done in their lives being of little significance to those that were left.
We can see in Chapter 14 that she did for a moment come back to the real world, and recognized John, and perhaps realized she was dying.
“The look she gave him was charged with an unspeakable terrorr”
John acted with anger at her death, this was quite unacceptable in the Brave New World.