Brave New World

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"Outside, in the garden, it was playtime. Naked in the warm June sunshine, six or seven hundred little boys and girls were running with shrill yells over the lawns, or playing ball games, or squatting silently in twos and threes among the flowering shrubs. The roses were in bloom, two nightingales soliloquized in the boskage, a cuckoo was just going out of tune among the lime trees. The air was drowsy with the murmur of bees and helicopters.

Choose the statement that describes the implied paradoxical meaning in the bolded sentence.

A

The children are engaging in Elementary Sex, an action that should only pertain to adults.

B

The children are being conditioned to practice sexual activity although they are not able to reproduce as nature intended.

C

The children's sexual activity and the comparison of the disapproval of sexual relations to the times before Ford being made has taken the element of nature out of the mix and paired it with machinery that comes from a factory.

D

The children are not really engaging in sexual activity; these are just loose titles for games they play.

E

None of the choices represent the paradoxical meaning of the bolded sentence.