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1

what happened to the director

resigned immediately

2

what does linda do

take soma 24/7

3

how much soma does linda take per day

20 grammes

4

how long is linda given to live

about a month or two

5

who is john's guardian

bernard

6

bernard becomes an instant

celebrity

7

how do people treat bernard now

nicely, say he's a good guy

8

what happened between bernard and helmholtz in chapter 11

bernard boasts about all his women. helmholtz is gloomy and says he's "rather sad"
bernard never talks to Helmholtz again

9

is john impressed by the world state's inventions

no

10

what does bernard write to mond and what does mond think of it

He writes Mond to tell him that John finds “civilized infantility” too easy. Bernard says he agrees with John’s verdict. Mond, reading the heretical letter, thinks he might have to teach Bernard a lesson.

11

how does john react to seeing the identical (bokanovskified) workers

pukes

12

what is the daily ration of soma

2 grams

13

does lenina like john

yes

14

does lenina think john likes her in chapter 11

yes, but wont show it even though he stares at her

15

what do lenina and john watch

Three weeks in a helicopter

16

what happens to john and lenina at the end of chapter 11

john goes home and reads othello. Lenina cried and takes soma to deal with it

17

who does John compare othello to

the black man from the play

18

what does john refuse to do in chapter 12

leave his room

19

what is the language of the indians

zuni

20

what happens to bernard's guests

get disappointed. talk trash about bernard, then leave

21

what happens to bernard after his guests leave

his fame is over and he's back to his old self

22

what does lenina think is the reason that john won't leave his room

that he doesn't want to see her so he doesn't like her

23

what does john say to bernard

that he liked his old self better and is glad that he's back

24

how does bernard rekindle with helmholtz

bernard apologizes and the two are friends again

25

what trouble has helmholtz gotten into

while lecturing, he read to his students a rhyme that he created. This caused the students to report him and now he's been threatened to be fired and is now a marked man.

26

helmholtz and john bond over

shakespeare

27

why does helmholtz laugh during romeo and juliet

the words mother and father.
the parents are forcing the daughter to marry someone she doesn't want to and she is already seeing someone else.

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