Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right - Chapters 12 - 13 Summary & Analysis

Arlie Russell Hochschild
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Chapter 12 takes place in the community of Longville and revolves around the contrasting viewpoints of two friends, Mike Tritico and Donny McCorquodale. This debate happens in the home of a Pentecostal church elder known as Brother Cappy and his wife, Sister Fay Brantley. McCorquodale, the son of an intensely devout Pentecostal family, would eventually rebel against the strict standards of dress and behavior, gradually becoming known as the town daredevil and prankster. However, his fiercely independent streak leads him to vote Republican, rebelling against the Democratic Party, the party of regulation. McCorquodale and Tritico are two of the regular guests at this home for Sunday dinner, and debates between them have become such a staple of the dinners in this home that Brother Cappy has placed a Vidalia onion at the center of the table – an inside joke between them to keep debates...

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