Jack’s childhood friend and ex-girlfriend, Anne is a philanthropist in the Baton Rouge area who starts up an affair with Willie—she claims that she loves him, though after Willie’s death she repairs her relationship with Jack and eventually marries him, living with Jack and Jack’s “father,” the Scholarly Attorney, in Burden’s Landing.
Anne Stanton Quotes in All The King's Men
The All The King's Men quotes below are all either spoken by Anne Stanton or refer to Anne Stanton. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Harvest Books edition of All The King's Men published in 2006.).
Chapter 6 Quotes
Chapter 7 Quotes
Don’t be silly . . . and don’t call me Jackie-Bird.
But you are Jackie-bird . . . .
Don’t you love me?
I love Jackie-Bird; poor Jackie-Bird.
God damn it, don’t you love me?
Yes . . . I do.
Chapter 10 Quotes
Anne Stanton Character Timeline in All The King's Men
The timeline below shows where the character Anne Stanton appears in All The King's Men. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...that the Burden name there is his family’s name, and that Jack’s friends, Adam and Anne Stanton, are also from Burden’s Landing. Willie tells Jack to direct Sugar-Boy to the Irwin... (full context)
...then tramps in, bringing his characteristic good cheer, and he doesn’t seem to sense that Anne and Jack have just had an argument. After welcoming Adam back to Burden’s Landing, Jack... (full context)
...were doing little to distract from his dream of becoming a big-time college football player. Anne’s project, meanwhile, attempting to gain state money for a Baton Rouge Children’s Home, had succeeded,... (full context)
...downstairs. Jack panicked and, creating a diversion, walked downstairs to greet his mother and her guests—Anne came down a few minutes later, and Jack’s mother, drunk, never noticed that the two... (full context)
...Willie seems to understand that Burden was upset about finding out about Willie’s relationship with Anne, neither party mentions it, and Burden gets back to work in Willie’s office, believing that... (full context)
...Willie’s murder has died down somewhat, who could have been responsible for informing Adam of Anne’s affair with Willie. Jack senses that this information was perhaps deliberately relayed to Adam, in... (full context)
...skips ahead, from 1939 into an undetermined future. Jack reveals that he has reconciled with Anne, who has also moved back to the Landing—they have begun a courtship again, and have... (full context)