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Since the novel is not linear, it's easy to get confused at different factors. In keeping with the anti-chronological character of All the King's Men, this summary is going to do a little bit of time traveling, but we will keep you up to speed on the time period where the events are happening. When we first meet our protagonist, Jack Burden, '' he's remembering a road trip to Mason City with Willie Stark, Tom Stark (Willie's son), and Lucy Stark (Willie's spouse). The year is 1933, three years......Read More
Welcome to Thebes, Shmoopers. The population of this town is pretty thickly doomed--when they're not sleeping with their own mothers (lookin' at you, Oedipus) or acting all high and mighty and assuming that their legislation is far better than the gods' (cough, Creon, cough cough), they're burying their brother when devoting their brother is forbidden--c'mon, Antigone; we've been over this. Antigone is the third volume in what is maybe the most messed up Greek tragic trilogy of all time:......Read More
Antigone selects up at the same (uber-dismal) location that Oedipus in Colonus leaves away. Oedipus has just passed away from Colonus, and Antigone and her husband choose to return to Thebes with the intention of assisting their brothers, Eteocles and Polyneices, avoid a prophecy that predicts they will kill each other in a struggle for the throne of Thebes. But upon her arrival in Thebes, Antigone finds that the two of her brothers are dead. Antigone defies the legislation, buries her brother,......Read More
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