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Election: A Novel - 3 Summary & Analysis

Tom Perrotta
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Mr. M. is tasked with reviewing the speeches that candidates give. Tracy's speech is narcissistic, Paul's is idealistic about a school without groups or cliques, and Tammy's is vague and talks about the need for ordinary students. Tammy's speech is also unfinished. Mr. M. approves it, and tells her she needs to finish it by seventh period.

Tracy says Paul is a nice guy in her speech, but then asks the students whether they wanted a tough girl like her, or a nice guy like Paul, fighting for them. Paul is very nervous giving his speech. The audience sarcastically applauds, and then Tammy heads up to give her speech. She says to the audience that it won't make a difference who is elected because nothing will change, and the people might as well vote for her. The audience applauds in genuine fashion, and then Walt...

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