Brave New World

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Bernard's Desire


"What a wonderfully intimate relationship… And what an intensity of feeling it must generate."

From the quote above, what can we infer Bernard wants?


Bernard wishes to incorporate the relationship between the two guide indians into the conditioning of the castes.


Bernard's true desire is to have a maternal bond like that of the infants with their nurturing mothers.


Bernard wants the opportunity to communicate his desire to have a pure, monogamous relationship.


Bernard misunderstands the concept of intimacy because his environment doesn't promote love but rather the idea of promiscuity.


Bernard's strong desire to have a family is seen in the statement he makes to Lenina; he, unfortunately cannot fathom the sacrifices he would have to make in order to fulfill this wish.