right to live in constant apprehension of what may happen tomorrow; the right to catch typhoid; the right to be tortured by unspeakable pains of every kind.' There was a long silence. 'I claim them all,' said the Savage at last. Mustapha Mond shrugged his shoulders. 'You're welcome,' he said."

But in the end John is denied even that: his attempt at solitary penitence disrupted to the point that he has no choice other than suicide. After his captivation by this Brave New World, his disillusionment with it, and the conflict between these two experiences, he is finally consistent: he is dead.

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