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One of many best American novels ever written, the entire King's males is at its most simple the tale of 2 males focused on the private and non-private swirls of political existence. however it is a lot more, encompassing a global at the web page as vast because the one out your entrance door. For a ebook that merits numerous readings, this Cliff's Notes advisor might help your first comprehension turn into clearer, speedier.

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Furthermore, he delivers these speeches woodenly and calmly, more in the manner of an uninspired college professor delivering a dry and dusty lecture. He wants nothing to get in the way of a rational consideration of his program. In contrast, his later speeches are delivered emotionally, with great intensity. They are filled with devices that rouse the audience--inciting its anger and inviting its response. These speeches are designed to project an image of Willie Stark as the kind of person whom these people can trust, the kind of person who works for them and follows their wishes.

Is his assassination of Willie Stark believable? Is it a true outgrowth of his personality? Why? 11. Discuss the character of Anne Stanton. Is her affair with Willie Stark believable? How might it be related to her character, to her beliefs about the past, and to her experiences in life? 12. Compare and contrast Anne Stanton, Sadie Burke, and Lucy Stark, the three primary women in Willie Stark's life. 13. What are some of the major themes in this novel? How are these themes developed? In what ways are they related to one another?

11. Discuss the character of Anne Stanton. Is her affair with Willie Stark believable? How might it be related to her character, to her beliefs about the past, and to her experiences in life? 12. Compare and contrast Anne Stanton, Sadie Burke, and Lucy Stark, the three primary women in Willie Stark's life. 13. What are some of the major themes in this novel? How are these themes developed? In what ways are they related to one another? com 14. In an introduction to one edition of All the King's Men, Warren comments that "the politician rises to power because of the faculty of fulfilling vicariously the secret needs of others, and in the process .

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