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by Aldous Huxley

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In Huxley's Brave New World, how does the character of Lenina show that happiness and truth are incompatible?

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Lenina is an interesting character because she isn't satisfied with life, but she doesn't know exactly why. She wants to discover the deeper meaning of love because she thinks that might be the answer. On the other hand, she does not want to act outside of her class, nor does she psychologically want to. Due to the fact that Lenina was conditioned genetically and psychologically to feel and act a certain way in order to exist happily, she still feels a...

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