This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
H. L. Mencken - In his day, this man was a famous journalist, satirist, editor and critic of American culture; he was also a renowned student of American English.
Humanity - In some ways, all of H. L. Mencken's writings were an attack on this subject, sometimes as a whole and other times only a single part of it. Mencken generally regarded life as absurd.
Women - Mencken was notoriously skeptical and critical of this segment of the population, if not an out and out sexist. He believed these people feigned stupidity in...
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