Virginia Woolf Essay | Societal Control

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Societal Control

Summary: Describes how society affects and controls our lives. Considers how this concept is reflected in in the writings of Greg Graffin, Virginia Woolf, and John Balzar.
In life, we endure many situations in which we have to make difficult decisions. For the most part, these decisions are based on the people around us, or society. Basically, society controls us totally. This idea is reiterated in the writings of Greg Graffin, Virginia Woolf, and John Balzar.

The effect that society had on Greg Graffin was severe. Forced to move at a young age to California was a difficult change. The scenery was different, as well as the culture. Greg said, "I thought the beach was a place to go swimming, not a symbol for a way of life." (17) This shows that what he originally perceived the ocean to be was completely different in this new society. Different things were expected of him as well. He was expected to know about ."..rock'n'roll and sharing their covert collections of black beauties, Quaaludes, and joints." (18) But since he...

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