The Nix - Part One: The Packer Attacker Summary & Analysis

Nathan Hill
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Summary

Chapter 1 introduces an event that has made the news. However, the focus of the chapter does not lay eyes on the event itself, but rather on the media’s ramping up of the story given to the public. At first, the event is categorized as being an attack on a Governor named Sheldon Packer. From there, the media is described as making eye-catching logos about “Terror in Chicago” (13). Shortly thereafter, the news catches hold of a video showing the incident, and the video is described as essentially playing on a loop for everyone to see repeatedly. The video shows a woman, the attacker, shouting, “You pig!” (17) at the Governor and then throwing rocks up at the podium where Packer is delivering his speech. Shortly thereafter, the crowd turns to chaos and quickly leaves the area. The video is less than...

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