Brave New World

Chapter 4-6

Hypnopaedic proverbs.

 What are they?    Examples and what they mean.


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These are repeated quotes or sayings that are scattered throughout the novel. They are meant to reinforce the doctrines and ethos of the state. They are meant to become imbedded into the sub-conscious of people. People repeat them or constantly hear them repeated by the state or other people. 

“Everyone belongs to everyone else” (p.37)
“Everybody’s happy now” (p.64, l.30)
“Everyone works for everyone else. We can’t do without anyone. Even Epsilons are useful.” (p.63/64)
"A gramme in time saves nine.” (p.77) ( about soma)