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Henry Ford and Abner Shutt are foils for one another.

Please choose 1 of the following essay topics and compose an essay for it.
Requirements are as follows:
A cover page with a picture MLA style paper (12 font, header,double space)
Intro/body 1/body 2/body 3/conclusion style. Works Cited page necessary
MLA documentation throughout the paper…yes, the (parentheses).
1. “Henry Ford and Abner Shutt are foils for one another.” Choose three passages with quotes from The Flivver King that support this claim. Analyze each passage, explaining in what way Ford and Shutt are foils for one another and the significance of this relationship for the novel.
2. Compare and contrast the three women who marry into the Shutt family: Milly, Annabelle, and Dell. What are their lives like? What does each woman value? What views, if any, do they have about the labor struggle and how did they come to hold those views? Must pull out 6 quotes from the book to support your essay and document them correctly.
3. What is Sinclair’s definition of Ford’s ‘economic determinism’? Pull 3 passages with quotes from The Flivver King in which this concept is exposed, revealed or displayed.
4. Henry Ford seems to start off with great intentions, brilliant ideals, and hopes for his company and the workers in it. However, as the book continues, Sinclair’s vision of Ford starts to sway. Pull passages that shows the progression and change of Ford’s vision. Must pull out 6 quotes from the book to support your essay and document them correctly.