Brave New World Essay | Control and Power: A Comparison of Huxley and Auden

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Control and Power: A Comparison of Huxley and Auden

Summary: Provides a comparison of Aldous Huxley's novel, A Brave New World and the poem, The Unknown Citizen by W. H. Auden. This essay explores the connections with control, power, views, politics, and manipulation with both writings.

In Aldous Huxley's book Brave New World, there is a theme of control and power, which is also present in W. H. Auden's poem The Unknown Citizen. In both of these writings power is gained by control that comes from the government or official people. Everything in these writings has to do with control and not just physical control, but more importantly the mental control.

Everything that goes on in these writings is controlled. The messages that are given to people are controlled by the official people and therefore it brings them power. Everything that is said in The Unknown Citizen is said from a person with a very respectable and high-ranking position in the society. The views that he discusses and portrays are merely his biased views that do control what people think. The person narrating this poem speaks as...

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