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All the King's Men Lesson Plan

Relationship to Other Books

This lesson plan offers several opportunities to contrast the book with the novel Primary Colors, a roman à clef from the late twentieth century.

Consider other novels that use unreliable narrators, including Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl, F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, or Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights.

Consider other work set in Louisiana—for example, work by Beverly Jenkins or Kate Chopin.

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