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    Kerouac, the author of On The Road, attempted to portray Sal Paradise as a collected and intelligent person to contrast against the more eccentric characters and help explain his fascination with them, however, it is clear that he had the madness, the overwhelming need to leave home and go on a journey of soul seeking, along with the other characters. Having a need to explore the West was Sal’s main goal for a few years, and Kerouac had once done that along with his friend, Neal Cassady, as they

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    brief background: One the Road, features a young New York writer named Sal Paradise. Despite the name, Sal’s life is far from what one would consider “paradise”. Sal has a friend named Dean Moriarty who shows up at his doorstep and the two plan to leave for the West. The road trip begins as Sal and Dean hitchhike to Chicago, then to Denver, and finally the pair land in San Francisco and meet up with Sal’s old friend Remi Boncoeur. Sal ends up staying with Remi and his girlfriend for a while and even got

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    “On the Road'; by Jack Kerouac is a fresh and captivating novel which follows the life of Sal Paradise as he sets to the roads of America to escape the repetition of every day life. His journeys become a quest for new experiences and a new way of living, crossing both moral and legal boundaries in search for true freedom. Kerouac uses many techniques to attempt to convey the theme of personal freedom as well as to achieve freedom of expression. Jack Kerouac applies an original, spontaneous

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    The Quest For Identity In On The Road In Jack Kerouac’s ‘On The Road’, the protagonists embark upon a long, arduous quest for human identity. Their aim is to uncover who they truly are, where they fit in the ‘scheme of things’ and what the meaning of life is. They articulate this desire by speaking, during the novel, of the search for ‘IT’, ‘IT’ being human identity. This ‘IT’ is an intangible thing; something that holds a different meaning for every individual. It encompasses all the things

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    Sal Paradise, main character of the book On the Road by Jack Kerouac, is a young writer living the American dream in the 1950s. Sal and his friends, all mad writers (especially Dean Moriarty that he considers as his hero), are hitchhiking from the east coast and driving back to the west coast during summer. They arrange their plans to meet up with each other in different cities of America. At the end of the book, they will even drive down to Mexico. During their journey on the road, alcohol, drugs

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    Kerouac's On The Road

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    for On the Road. Sal Paradise, the narrator of On the Road and the character identified as Kerouac's alter ego, is a literate keeper of American culture. We become intimately aware of an elusive narrator, but fixated upon the epic hero of the novel, Dean Moriarty. The narrator tells us in the opening paragraph that "with the coming of Dean Moriarty began the part of [his] life you could call [his] life on the road". Dean is the instigator and the inspiration for the journey that Sal will make, the

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    On the Roads optimism

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    narrator, Sal Paradise offers up to us what seems to be a very optimistic view on life. He is forever singing the praises of how wonderful his adventures will be and his high expectations for the future. To Sal, the novel is defined by youthful exuberance and unabashed optimism for the new experiences that he sets out to find. A deeper look into the novel, as well as a look at some of the critics who have written on it, reveals a much darker side, a more pessimistic and sad aspect that Sal simply fails

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    Gatsby is one beheld with admiration and respect by the narrator. The relationship between Kerouac’s Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty is often viewed in much the same light. The importance of Dean to Sal is visible from his very first paragraph, where he states that, “the coming of Dean Moriarty began the part of my life you could call my life on the road”. Within a short time period, Sal allows his life to be turned in a completely different direction by someone who is basically a stranger

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    generation chasing the freedom promised by the American Dream while committing themselves to instinct and emotion. Sal Paradise, a struggling writer living off veteran benefits and a generous aunt, narrates the novel with an awestruck wonder at his collected experiences of traveling the road. Frustrated and stagnate with his negative, bookish, and pretentious friends around campus, Sal yearns for new visions, richer experiences, and a release for the stirrings accumulating in his soul. The unpredictable

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    *On the Road* follows Sal Paradise, the narrator, in his adventures across America around 1950. Sal's purpose for taking to the road was to seek out people with the characteristics of freedom and individuality to better his own persona but instead fulfilled the image that he was trying to escape from: another American following the typical "day in the life," living with a false sense of what the "American dream" really is Sal meets a friend early on, Dean Moriarty, whom Sal admires greatly for his

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    Although ten years separated their respective journeys, Jack Kerouac and John Steinbeck expressed similar views in their road narratives. They focused on the rapidly evolving American societal landscape, while using the theme of mobility as a “central structural metaphor” (Cresswell). That is, both authors used exploration through time and movement as a Modernist method of alignment with their exploration of American society. Kerouac and Steinbeck, despite a significant gap in age, were also united

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    In Jack Kerouac's On The Road, Sal Paradise is a man who was fed up with his life and what was expected of him. He was no longer content to sit around and allow society to dictate to him whom he should be and how he should act. It was at this time in his life that Sal met Dean Moriarty who saw that he was ripe for influence. Sal didn't necessarily know exactly what he wanted, but he knew he needed change. Dean became his "guru" in that Sal knew that Dean would teach him about life and lead him on

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    On The Road

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    Jack Kerouac was born in Massachusetts, in 1922. Kerouac quit school and joined the Merchant Marine, starting the travels which would become ‘On the Road’ his most acclaimed novel. It is said to be an account of Kerouac's ("Sal Paradise’s") travels with Neal Cassady ("Dean Moriarty"). According to Allen Ginsberg, Kerouac typed the first draft of On the Road on a fifty-foot long roll of paper. On the Road gave an outlet of release for the dissatisfied young generation of the late forties and early

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    is he searching for? While journeying on the road, Sal Paradise is not searching for a home, a job, or a wife. Instead, he longs for a mental utopia offered by Dean Moriarty. This object of his brotherly love grew up in the streets of America. Through the hardships of continuously being shuffled from city to city, Dean has encompassed what is and what is not important in life. While driving back to Testament in the '49 Hudson, Dean propositions Sal through an appeal to emotion. In passing on his philosophy

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    than the rest is always a priority. In this particular case, the main character Sal Paradise is stuck in a life stage where he has reached his limit and his life has steadied off, making it repetitive and dull to him. Sal is married and has a writing career in front of him, but as he stops and ponders on what his life has come to he decided this is not what he wants and thus decides to throw it all away and start fresh. Sal has a problem because he becomes complacent with the life that people dream about

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    Impact of Dean on Sal's Identity in On the Road In part I, chapter 3 of Jack Kerouac's On the Road, Sal arrives at Des Moines and checks into a cheap, dirty motel room. He sleeps all day and awakens in time to witness the setting sun. As he looks around the unfamiliar room, Sal realizes that he doesn't understand his own identity. Identity lost, he states "I was half way across America, at the dividing line between the East of my youth and the West of my future." He has lost the calming influence

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    INTRODUCCIÓN La liofilización es un segmento muy especializado de la industria, se utiliza principalmente en farmacia, en alimentos deshidratados, producción de catalizadores y nuevos materiales. La liofilización es el secamiento bajo condiciones particulares, que comienza con la congelación a baja temperatura seguida de una evaporación al vacío eliminando por sublimación casi todo el contenido de agua. El producto obtenido es un polvo o una sustancia dura y porosa, muy higroscópica, que necesita

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    On the Road – a riveting journey through a book The novel On the Road, written by the American author Jack Kerouac and based on his own travels, follows Salvatore Paradise on a road trip across The United States and Mexico, accompanied by his maniac of a friend Dean Moriarty. This exuberant and dazzling “roman à clef”, published in 1957, takes place from 1947 to 1950 and describes the friend’s journey against a backdrop of drugs, alcohol, Jazz and spirituality in a post-war America. Written in

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    Frankenstein - The Humanity of the Monster

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    argued in the first place. "I imagined they would be disgusted, until, by my gentle demeanor and conciliation of words, I should first win their favor, then afterwards their love."  (*Milton, John. Paradise Lost.  In Shelly 294-96.) Works Cited Milton, John.  Paradise Lost.  In Shelly, Mary. Frankenstein.  N.P.: Broadview., 1999. P249-296. Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus. Broadview.  1999. "Wolf Logs February 1-28, 2002"International Wolf Center

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    Satan is No Hero in Paradise Lost There have been many different interpretations of John Milton's epic, Paradise Lost. Milton's purpose in writing the epic was to explain the biblical story of Adam and Eve. Although the epic is similar to the Bible story in many ways, Milton's character structure differs from that of the Bible's version. Through-out the epic Milton describes the characters in the way he believes they are. In book II of Paradise Lost, Milton portrays Satan as a rebel who exhibits

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