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He was at his best anatomising the hypocrisies of the Government and, especially, the "lies" of the Prime Minister.
Then Charley, when he goes up to say hello, at once starts anatomising their family--it's just "gone to pieces .
It is a tale at once obvious (as with Arshile Gorky's incestuous dialogue with Picasso) and dauntingly protean (Picasso sparked, or sallied into, so many 'isms' that to tease out his particular influence means anatomising the history of American modernism).