Winston Churchill: A Penguin Life Characters

John Keegan
This Study Guide consists of approximately 21 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Winston Churchill.
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Winston Churchill

Since Winston Churchill: A Penguin Life is a biography of Winston Churchill, he is obviously its most important character. In the book, nearly all aspects of Churchill's life are examined from his lineage to the events following his death. Little about Churchill is left unexamined.

Churchill's character traits come in for particularly close scrutiny; the most interesting and valuable part of studying Churchill seems to be understanding how he perseveres, despite physical ailments, an abiding depression and a severe level of stress that would have done in most normal men. Not only does he keep himself together, but he does so while inspiring a nation to fight against the most powerful military force in the world and arguably against one of the most powerful military forces in history.

Churchill, it is clear, wants power and fame. He yearns to make a difference and to be recognized for...

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