The Question and Answer section for Brave New World is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Mond uses this quote from Henry Ford as a reason for why the students haven't learned any of the history the director has tried to teach them.
The word is offensive because it relates to the students' births and refers to their mothers as animals.
Much of this chapter deals with emotional suppression. Bernard experiences emotions such as longing, embarrassment, tension, and disappointment while Lenina suppresses all emotions before they can surface. Bernard rejects the social conditioning...