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Election A Brilliantly Funny Novel From The Author Of The Abstinence Teacher And Little Children , Made Into An Acclaimed Film Starring Reece Witherspoon And Matthew Broderick.Tracy Flick Wants To Be President Of Winwood High She S One Of Those Ambitious Girls Who Finds Time To Do It All Edit The Yearbook, Star In The School Musical, Sleep With Her English Teacher Staunch Idealist, Jim McAllister Aka Mr M Thinks The Students Deserve Better So He Persuades Paul Warren A Well Liked, Good Hearted Jock To Run As Well But That Puts Paul S Sister, Tammy, In A Snit So She Runs Too, On An Apathy Platform Before Starting A Real Campaign To Get Herself Kicked Out Of School.The Idea Was To Educate The Students Of This Suburban New Jersey School In The Democratic Process And The American Way But With All The Sex Scandals, Smear Campaigns And Behind The Scenes Powerbrokers At Winwood High, It Doesn T Look As If They Need Any Lessons

10 thoughts on “Election

  1. says:

    The logistics of a high school election are no laughing matter At the same time you re educating your students about democracy, you re working to safeguard the process against fraud It s sad but true given half a chance, most kids will cheat to win They re a lot like adults in this respect Mr M I ve never seen the movie adaptation of Election, but I understand that a lot of its cult followers can be likened to Rush enthusiasts Winwood High School is an anonymous high school, in a The logistics of a high school election are no laughing matter At the same time you re educating your students about democracy, you re working to safeguard the process against fraud It s sad but true given half a chance, most kids will cheat to win They re a lot like adults in this respect Mr M I ve never seen the movie adaptation of Election, but I understand that a lot of...

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    High school senior Tracy Flick wants to be School President but faces opposition from the school s most popular jock, Paul Warren, and bitter middle aged teacher, Mr M, in the lead up to the election Who will win Tracy or Paul Tom Perrotta s novel is fine It s a well written, fast paced story that manages to effortlessly draw you in despite the seemingly ordinary narrative that in itself shows the talent Perrotta has And yet it s a very shallow book The story is too light What s it a High school senior Tracy Flick wants to be School President but faces opposition from the school s most popular jock, Paul Warren, and bitter middle aged teacher, Mr M, in the lead up to the election Who will win Tracy or Paul Tom Perrotta s novel is fine It s a well written, fast paced story that manages to effortlessly draw you in despite the seemingly ordinary narrative that in itself shows the talent Perrotta has And yet it s a very shallow book The story is too light What s it about besides a silly school election The entwining of sex and politics the book was written during the Clinton administration A look at sex in contemporary or at least 90s America A commentary on male teachers and female stu...

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    A pitiful and unhinged man does everything in his power to make sure that a female candidate loses an election Why does that sound so familiar Tom Perrotta s Election is one of those stories that has done far better as a film than it has as a novel The film has become one of those 90s classics which has managed to seep into popular culture whilst the character of Tracy Flick has very much become a cultural icon, joining the ranks of Cher Horowitz and Nancy Downs...

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    ELEZIONE A suo modo romanzo di formazione, anche questo in ambiente scolastico come gi in L insegnante di astinenza sessuale, Perrotta, che qualcuno a casa sua con buona dose di esagerazione definisce il Cechov americano, attraverso il racconto di un elezione studentesca, torna a mostrare come in USA il puritanesimo regni sovrano, la democrazia e l egualitarismo siano ancora soprattutto miti, non traguardi consolidati, come anche in una democrazia in miniatura come quella scolastica la vera mol ELEZIONE A suo modo romanzo di formazione, anche questo in ambiente scolastico come gi in L insegnante di astinenza sessuale, Perrotta, che qualcuno a casa sua con buona dose di esagerazione definisce il Cechov americano, attraverso il racconto di un elezione student...

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    I am going through my Tom Perrotta phase I held off on this one, because I loved the movie As much as I loved the movie, I have to admit that the book was better, as usually is the case In defense of the movie, it s a pretty decent adaptation and where is strays from the book, only make the movie stronger.The characters in the book are muchsympathetic, especially Tracy and Mr M I also preferred the ending in the book, it brought the story full circle The ending in the movie in funny, I am going through my Tom Perrotta phase I held off on this one, because I loved the movie As much as I loved the movie, I have to admit that the book was better, as usually is the case In defense of the movie, it s a pretty decent adaptation and where is strays from the book, only make the movie stronger.The characters in the book are muchsympathetic, especially Tracy and Mr M I also preferred the ending in the book, it brought the story full circle The ending in the movie in funny, but in the ...

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    Since early high school, I ve read this book four times twice in high school itself, once in early college, and again this year While I don t want to sell young me short, I m pretty sure a lot of the reason I loved it in high school was the scandal a lesbian relationship AND a teacher student relationship and perhaps even , Perrotta s black humor I still like both of those things about it today, but I also recognize how bleakly human it is Like a grotesque circus Or just a regular ci Since early high school, I ve read this book four times twice in high school itself, once in early college, and again this year While I do...

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    When I first saw the movie back in the 1990s, I hadn t embraced my dark side yet I thought it was depressing and left me with the feeling of, Now what Of course, as I grew older, I realized that not everything has a happy ending And I learned how to make fun of the bad parts of life So when I picked up Election in a bookstore a few years ago, I figured I d give it a go Very smart move on my part.Election is an interesting spin for Perrotta it s the only novel he has written where the P.O When I first saw the movie back in the 1990s, I hadn t embraced my dark side yet I thought it was depressing and left me with the feeling of, Now what Of course, as I grew older, I realized that not everything has a happy ending And I learned how to make fun of the bad parts of life So when I picked up Election in a bookstore a few years ago, I figured I d give it a go Very smart move on my part.Election is an interesting spin for Perrotta it s the only novel he has written where the P.O.V alternates betw...

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    I picked this up because I love the movie It turns out that the movie is a very faithful adaptation As it, if you ve done one, you really don t need to try the other, unless you re just curious I was, and I wound up liking the book just about as much.

  9. says:

    Just as sickly funny and depraved as the film, but with a bitheart Easy read.

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    I think that I liked the Alexander Payne adaptation of Tom Perrotta s Election a bitthan I liked the book First things first, the movie wouldn t exist without the book I know all of that There were great things in the book It gave me great joy the depiction of the pervert high school teacher and his Sensitive middle aged man music enter the Lionel Ritchie I had a pervert teacher in high school who made us listen to Li...

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