In Brave New World, how are Bernard and John similar? How are they different?

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John the savage is ridiculed by the larger new world population for his beliefs with regards to issues such as monogamy. On the other hand, Bernard is ridiculed about his beliefs with regards to issues such as love and sex. Basically, the two individuals are rebels who don’t fit within the framework of the larger society.

Bernard does not fit in because his physical features do not match those of other alphas considered to be in the same class. This likely turns him into an introvert who is not accorded similar opportunities like his peers. It is only until he comes back with John that he finds a new sense of superiority and begins to participate in...

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