Sarah (lucky_duck_hula) wrote in msbado,
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This is being cross-posted, so I'm sorry if you see it more than once :\

Also, hi. I'm new. My name is Sarah, I'm 20, I go to University of Delaware, English Education major, blah blah blah :)

I have a question about Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. Lenina is a Beta. She even says "I'm glad I'm not a Gamma" (right before part two begins).

Gammas wear green. Betas wear muberry. This is stated directly above when Lenina says she's glad she's not a Gamma. It says, and I quote, "the leaf-green Gamma girls...Mulberry-coloured Beta-Minuses came and went among the crowd."

So why is Lenina described, in GREAT detail, as wearing bottle green?

Has anyone seen this addressed, ever? Because I've been wondering for years (since the 11th grade when I first read the book), and I looked online and have seen NOTHING addressing it. Maybe I'm looking in the wrong spots.

Thank you to anyone who can help me :)
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