It Can't Happen Here - Chapters 20 – 26 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 20: After Fowler’s execution, Mary comes to live with her father, Doremus, bringing her son, David. Doremus contemplates selling the Daily Informer and fleeing to Canada with his family. Meanwhile, Windrip and his supporters dub themselves Corporatists (or Corpos for short) and Windrip declares all other political parties defunct. Windrip declares that he and the Corpos have ended all crime in America. The government then unveils its new education plan, under which humanities will be disregarded in favor of subjects like mining, engineering, athletics, and military training.

Chapter 21: One day, in the November after Windrip’s inauguration, Sissy tells Doremus that she has dropped out of school because of the dictatorship’s educational reforms. Julian adds that he is no longer at Amherst College since the Corpos closed it down. Doremus, Sissy, and Julian confer with Lorinda Pike about possible professions for Julian...

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