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Unformatted text preview: Anne Stanton is a rather different person in Chapter Six than she has been in earlier chapters. She seems more tense and more nervous as she asks Jack to walk with her before she explains to him why she asked to talk with him. She is also more brittle and snappish with him after he tells her about her father and Judge Irwin. Additionally, she seems bitter about Jack's behavior and about his activities and his attitudes. Furthermore, she is concerned about Adam's withdrawal, whereas earlier she tended to defend him and find excuses for him. She has changed in other ways, too, although Jack does not discover this until the end of the chapter. In a startling revelation, we learn that she has become Willie Stark's mistress. There is some evidence later in the novel that she does not actually do so, however, until after she learns about her father; yet, at the very least, she has seriously considered the idea of sleeping with Willie...
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- Fall '08