In Scene 8, who is Huey Long and why would Stanley admire him?

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The previous answer set up the historical context for why Stanley would admire the policies of Huey Long. Stanley agrees with the idea that a man should be the master of his own home. Like Long, Stanley casts a critical eye on the wealthy elite class of the south, represented in the character of Blanche, a former wealthy southern belle who now lacks money but more than makes up for that with her sense of class snobbery. She looks down on Stanley and his working class lifestyle, and treats him like an animal.

Additionally, Stanley's tyrannical character resembles the portrait Long's opponents painted of him: as a potential dictator. Long was considered...

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