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    2 On the Road Evan knew that his father would never let him disappear for the summer. He had to know his son’s whereabouts at all times. His father would enlist his mother to find him; his mother would protest, briefly, that Evan is old enough now to be on his own. But she, too, would want to know what hd become of him. And his father would point out that Evan was at a vulnerable age—old enough to get into serious trouble, and then have no idea how to deal with it. His mother would look doubtful

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    we are still learning what it is to be human. As I read the novel The Road I realized the boy in the story is the sign of innocence, and hope for the father. Throughout the book the boy reminded the father not to give in to fear or doubt. The son is thought to be a sign from god, to preserve what it is to be humane and stay innocent because this is not the end. The book starts off when the father and son are walking down a road. All they see is gray, as if the life around them was imbibed away. The

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    In Cormac McCarthy’s novel The Road “the man” and “the boy” refer to themselves as “the good guys” compared to “the bad guys”. While reading this book I was lead to believe that “the boy” is truly the only “good guy” left, because “the man” and every other character that I encountered in this book share some of the same qualities as “the bad guys”. The boy constantly begs his father to be sympathetic and charitable to the drifters that they encounter on the road, but the father usually refuses or

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    where I’m going or when I might get there. All I know is it is this road that will take me to it, wherever it maybe. If you think about it, roads are an underappreciated benediction in this day in age. In this magnificent age of technology, man and machine has allowed us to give birth to a wonderful thing called the road. Our creations reflect our very nature, for we are creatures of habit, and so are our creations. We created the road that allows us to stroll through life with the greatest of ease.

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    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 fifties. And although it has been fifty years since the events in On the Road, the feelings, ideas and experiences

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    numerous drivers’ behaviors. They all have a tremendous variation of comportment. Some drivers are very formal and respectful and would put you first before them, while others would even risk their lives to pass you on the highway or pressure you on the road. Although there is a major trend on those two ends, there are also drivers with quite different behaviors in the middle of them, and whether one’s nearby driver has good or bad manners, one has to always have the necessary precautions. While waiting

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    The Road Named one of the four major novelists of his time, Cormac McCarthy has won numerous awards such as the National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, and the 2009 PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction, which places him in the highest rank of American literature. His tenth and latest novel, The Road (2006), known as his most traumatic yet intensely personal work, has won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature Award in 2007, as well as the James Tait Black Memorial

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    “The Road” by Cormac McCarthy “The Road” by Cormac McCarthy is a book about the post apocalypse period. This is after the world is destroyed by the apocalypse period and all that remains in tatters of the world. People have lost their humanity and have turned into cannibals. There are two characters that are clinging to their humanity. These are the man and the boy; they are also father and son. Through the use of vivid imagery and symbolism, Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, depicts Earth as a desolate

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    Jasietsono Josephine Kuotsu Reg no. 12356032 Dr H. Kalpana ENGL 501: American Poetry 30 Sep 2013 Why does the choice of roads in “The Road Not Taken” makes so much difference to the speaker years later? What might the two roads represent? The two roads in the poem “The Road Not Taken” are metaphorical representation of the choices we have in life. We are blessed to have choice in life and the free will to decide and these decisions make a big difference, it can be either positive or negative. This

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    On the Road On the Road, by Jack Kerouac was considered to be the first “beat” novel. The lifestyle of beats is explained as going against mainstream norms. The two main characters in the novel Dean and Sal both go against normal society. On the Road was written during a time when mainstream society was in to materialistic possessions. The average person was concerned with having a good paying job and raising a family in the suburbs. Beatniks had the complete opposite goals in life then

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