The Director resigns after being shamed publically and Linda falls into this half-alive state after Dr.Shaw gave her as much soma as she wanted. Due to Bernard's new title of John's caretaker, he finds anew profound fame and becomes cocky, leaving Helmholtz disappointed at the loss of a friend.
At the Electrical Equipment Corporation, the Human Element Manager gives John a tour. Upon seeing the line of identical workers it sicken John, causing him to puke.
Next, John goes to Eton, a school in London with Bernard and learns about the disregard towards Savage Reservations. John also catches the sight of a class watching and laughing at Christians beating themselves, begging for God's forgiveness.
Lenina dresses up for her "date" with John and excitedly tells Fanny about her plans. Fanny says Lenina is a lucky girl because she's always is at the center of attention, which therefore has led her to sleep with a lot of important men. Lenina tells Fanny that all the men who slept with her have done so, are because of her relationship with the Savage. Lenina confides in Fanny and tells her she has feelings for John, but she's unsure about his feelings.
Lenina takes John to go watch one of her favorite feely, Three Weeks in a Helicopter. John hates the movie, but it ignites his sexual desire for Lenina. After the movie, Lenina tries to attach herself onto John but feeling unworthy he refuses to have sex with her, leaving her shocked and sad. Once John drops her off he goes back home and locks himself in his room and reads Shakespeare’s Othello.