When Adam Stanton accepts the position that Jack offers him

When Adam Stanton accepts the position that Jack offers him...

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Unformatted text preview: When Adam Stanton accepts the position that Jack offers him, Governor Stark insists on meeting him. Willie, of course, does not shy away from confrontations, and he obviously feels that it is best that this meeting take place as soon as possible to avoid later misunderstandings. Although Adam has accepted the position, he allows the governor to visit him, and he is polite, but he is also hostile, abrupt, and straightforward in his attitude toward Willie Stark and in his expression of his attitudes. He, of course, insists that he not be interfered with while doing his job. It is during this confrontation that Willie Stark most fully reveals his political philosophy. In the barest essentials, Willie believes in two things: original sin and change. That is, men are born in sin, and because of this, the world is filled with weaknesses and bad situations. However, men are also born because of this, the world is filled with weaknesses and bad situations....
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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