English Grade 11

"The Unknown Citizen" by W. H. Auden

Write a statement of Auden's view of society with three quotations to support it. Then write another statement on his view of society with three examples to support that.

Any help would be great, please and thank you!

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  1. What have you come up with so far?

  2. So far I have that Auden thinks that a hard-working and sociable man is normal/ideal in society.

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  3. You do recognize that it's satire, right?

  4. Have you read these?

    http://www.bachelorandmaster.com/britishandamericanpoetry/the-unknown-citizen.html

    http://www.the-rathouse.com/popAudenOpenClosedSociety.html

  5. I haven't read those, but I will now!

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  6. OK ... let us know what you come up with. =)

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