How does Lenina demonstrate her hypnopaedic prejudices? Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

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There are several instances in Brave New World in which Lenina demonstrates the effects of her hypnopaedic prejudices, but perhaps the most salient ones are in Chapter 4 as Lenina goes on a date with Bernard Marx. Here are some:

Everyone belongs to everyone else

When Bernard invites Lenina to the New Mexico reservation, she tells him she would be delighted "if you still want to have me."  With her words, Bernard flushes and becomes uncomfortable, asking if they should not talk about their future sexual encounter somewhere else.  Lenina thinks to herself, "As though I'd been saying something shocking."

Disdain for nature / Desire for consumption

After she and Bernard arrive on the roof of the building, Bernard draws a deep breath, looks up at the sky and around at the blue horizon:  "Isn't it beautiful?" he asks with a voice trembling with the emotion of the glory of nature.  Instead, Lenina notices nothing except that the...

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