All the King's Men Topics for Discussion

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Topic 1

Who is Jack Burden? Why is his family important? Describe Jack’s personality. What is important to him? Does he work hard to get things that he wants? Why or why not?

Topic 2

Who is Willie Starks? What was his childhood like? How did he become a politician? What events made him famous?

Topic 3

Who are Adam and Anne Stanton? What was their childhood like? How and why were they friends with Jack? What did each do with their lives?

Topic 4

Describe the relationship between Willie, Anne, and Jack. Is this kind of relationship present elsewhere in the book? Explain.

Topic 5

Describe the relationship between Judge Irwin, Jack’s mother, and Jack’s father. Is this kind of relationship present elsewhere in the book? Explain.

Topic 6

What is Jack’s opinion about time? How does he describe it? How does the novel make use of time...

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