Narrative techniques

The narrative of the novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley is very versatile. It is mainly told in a reporting and linear manner. The narrator describes the plot chronologically, that is, one event after the other. However, this is often interrupted by a different style of storytelling. 


The narrator sometimes uses flashbacks to break the linear narration. These appear in the middle of a certain situation and always concern either the reservation or life in the old world. There are never flashbacks related to the civilized world.

One such flashback is, for example, the Director's memory of his trip to the native reservation 25 years ago. John also talks about his childhood on the reservation. Linda describes how she experienced the accident and how she ...

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