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The Manchurian Candidate Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 27 Summary

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Chapter 27 Summary

There is a history of political party conventions, and then the reader is taken to the convention itself. During the first day of ceremonies, the Iselins abstain from the show floor itself, but work behind the scenes to assure Johnny will be nominated vice-president.

Chapter 27 Analysis

Once again, the author goes to great lengths to establish a scene. The historical quotes and anecdotes serve to highlight the strengths and (mostly) the weaknesses of the convention system. The rapid transitions from one aspect of the show to another portray a hectic and chaotic atmosphere. Senator and Mrs. Iselin complete another backstabbing, as they abandon a man who believed they were seeking the presidency after he completed his work to gain Iselin the second-in-command office.

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