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The Unknown Citizen

The Unknown Citizen

by W. H. Auden

Analysis: Sex Rating

Exactly how steamy is this poem?

G

The poem doesn’t talk about the sex life of the Unknown Citizen, but he must have had sex at some point, because his wife gave birth to five babies. Nonetheless, we are going to take a stab in the dark and say that his sexual habits were probably conventional, like everything else about him.

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