Monday, March 4, 2013

Brave New World (6)
Repetition- "Odd, odd, odd, was Lenina's verdict on Bernard Marx. So odd, indeed, that in the course of the succeeding weeks she had wondered more than once whether she shouldn't change her mind about the New Mexico holiday." p.87
Imagery- "She was appalled by the rushing emptiness of the night, by the black foam-flecked water heaving beneath them, by the pale face of the moon, so haggard and distracted among the hastening clouds." p.90
Syntax- "He began to talk a lot of incomprehensible and dangerous nonsense. Lenina did her best to stop the ears of her mind; but every now and then a phrase would insist on becoming audible. " try the effect of arresting my impulses, " she heard him say. The words seemed to touch a spring in her mind." p.93

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