How many times is "O brave new world" mentioned, reflecting from Miranda and The Tempest?
There are four separate places in which John the Savage repeats Miranda's words "Oh brave new world" from The Tempest.
As background, in The Tempest, Miranda has spent her life from a very early age on a deserted island, with her aging father as the only other human she remembers having seen. Therefore, when she glimpses the group of handsome men who have been shipwrecked on the island, she is so impressed with the beauty of mankind that she is overwhelmed with rapture and says "Oh brave new world..."
In the first instance of quoting from The Tempest, Bernard Marx has invited John to come back with him to the World State. As John thinks of this opportunity and of Lenina, he is overwhelmed with happiness and quotes Miranda, saying very sincerely:
How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! ... O brave new world...
A few moments later, when he finds out Lenina isn't married:
“O brave new world,” he...
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