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Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72 Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 5, May Summary

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Chapter 5, May Summary and Analysis

This book is organized by months of the campaign trail. The author has selected colorful phrases to partially describe various moments of the journey. By May, readers have developed a sense for Hunter's style. The book also has a style of its own. During the chapters, little icons are used to separate once group of paragraphs from another. He uses diverse forms to do this. By this time in the campaign, Thompson has a sense of routine about the campaign and the politician with whom he is the most closely associated. The morning begins by attending one of the aforementioned meetings for shaking hands with factory workers - constituents. Then is the journey through traffic to a slaughterhouse where there is another meeting. After that, there is a visit to a home for the wealthy elderly. Hunter writes that they really do this...

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