"I shall never understand, unless you explain...all your life. From the beginning. As far back as you can remember." (Huxley 123.)
You can't just kiss someone's husband.
But everyone belongs to everyone!
Why are you even here! Leave this place.
"Linda...Oh, mother, don't" (Huxley 127).
"I'm not your mother. I won't be your mother" (Huxley 127).
Bernard Marx has just acquired priceless information that will save him from being exiled- the DHC has a son! Now he interogates John, the DHS's long lost son, about his childhood.
"And you really can go flying, whenever you like" (Huxley 127).
"Whenever you like" (Huxley 127).
John thinks back to his childhood when the women of Malpais both emotionally and physically abused his mom for having affairs with their husbands. Poor Linda didn't know any better!
"Not for the son of the she-dog" (Huxley 136).
John also recalls his mother screaming and hitting him just for calling her "Mother". She acted in this way because her harsh conditioning in her old life, but thankfully the natural motherly instinct women get quickly comes in and she instantly hugged and kissed him.
John's "happiest times" (Huxley 127) were when Linda would talk about where she came from and all the modern day advancments like planes, music, and treats.
John remembers when he was younger that the boys of Malpais were all going to enter into a kiva and come out as men, but they didn't let John join because his mother.
Linda also taught John to read. This was his way to escape all the bullies. He knew that by reading more he would be smarter than them.