A freemartin is actually...well, it's somewhere in between male and female - far more female than male, with female physical characteristics but "masculinized" behavioral tics - and is infertile (which is good, since no one gives natural birth anymore).
Most members of the World State are freemartins, which makes our strictly male and strictly female characters something of outliers in this society.
What's the meaning of the ending? I might have been reading to fast or something, but I just don't get what is happening, especially the last paragraph.
The short version is that John's one of the last "holdouts" we see - he's totally unwilling to compromise his principles, even if they stand in direct opposition to what he thinks he wants. He wants Lenina - but all of his principles demand that he hate her. In the last chapter, his body wars with his mind, leading him to do both - to beat Lenina virtually senseless, and to fulfill his desire to be with her (as assisted by soma, the manifestation of the meaningless existence he condemns). When he comes to his senses, pulling himself out of a soma holiday he never really wanted (a soma coma?), he finally realizes that he's violated everything about his conception of himself. Unable to reconcile what he's done with who he thought he was, John commits suicide - either to atone for his sin or to stop himself before he can "get worse."
Why wouldnt Mustaph Mond allow him to go to the island with bernard though?
I think it said something about how Mustapha wanted to run an experiment on John. And John says he is going to run away somewhere by himself and live his life like he wants to. But It's never really stated what the experiment is. Yet, knowing Mustapha what happened to John was probably the experiment that he had planned out because it tested John's will to be his own person and it eventually ended with John's death, which proves Mustapha partially right.
It's an instinct for him - it's "the one articulate word in the chaos and grief that fills his mind". At that moment, he is completely alone, lost in a world that's completely foreign to him - a "brave new world" full of shallow cowards who mortgaged all traditions of faith in the name of comfort.
I'm not sure there's anything deeper to it than that...
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