We Are Still Married Characters

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The only recurring character in We Are Still Married is the narrative voice of Garrison Keillor, a persona developed and maintained throughout his years as host of "A Prairie Home Companion" and writer for The New Yorker.

Keillor has acknowledged his debt to the lecture persona of Mark Twain; in fact, seemingly drawing upon the entire American comic tradition, he incorporates elements from a range of stand-up comedy, including the comic lecturers of the nineteenth century, twentieth-century social satirists such as Will Rogers and Mort Sahl, and deadpan comedians such as Bob Newhart. In his use of word play and incongruity, Keillor appears also to have been especially influenced by the concert persona of Victor Borge. The fanciful digressions and the pose of the underdog seem to reflect the style of James Thurber.

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