Brave New World/Characters

Major Characters (in order of appearance)Edit

Thomas "Tomakin"Edit

The Alpha who is Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning. He is eventually revealed as the father of John

Henry FosterEdit

Henry is an Alpha who is administrator at the London Hatchery. At the beginning of the book, he is Lenina's partner.

Lenina CrowneEdit

Lenina is a Beta-plus who at first is dating Henry Foster, but later dates Bernard and John in the book. Although she finds the latter two attractive, she finds their personality and beliefs to be "queer".

Mustapha MondEdit

Mustapha is the Resident World Controller of Western Europe who used to be an unorthodox scientist but eventually fit in to the society after being given a chance to hold a position of power. Mond exiles Bernard and Helmholtz for their unorthodox behavior.

Bernard MarxEdit

Bernard Marx is an Alpha-plus psychologist who specializes in hypnopaedia. He is disgusted by the culture of ignorance and hedonism that surrounds him.

Helmholtz WatsonEdit

An Alpha-plus, who like his friend Bernard, feels different from the rest of society. He is a lecturer at the College of Engineering.

John "The Savage"Edit

The son of Thomas and Linda, he is an outcast both on the "savage" reservation and in civilization.


A doctor from the village. He specializes in plastic surgery. He rescues Lenina from the jungle and begins singing her a lullaby from his days in the marines. He and Lenina later marry and become disc jockeys in Lithuania.


The mother of John, she is disliked on the reservation because of her "civilized" behavior.

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