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The road is a 2006 novel by american writer cormac mccarthy it is a post-apocalyptic tale of a journey of a father and his young son over a period of several months, across a landscape blasted by an unspecified cataclysm that has destroyed most of civilization and, in the intervening years, almost all life on earth. Themes in the road book, analysis of key the road themes. The road faq cormac mccarthy's the road discussion [spoilers] submitted 3 years ago by mattyb182 i just finished reading the road and am honestly a little unsure about how i feel about it.
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Mccarthy’s novel the road is about man’s inherent altruism in a world of selfishness the man in the road is portrayed as a very religious individual, this is indisputable. Cormac mccarthy: he is the ultimate pessimist, a reclusive soothsayer who makes even hemingway look touchy-feely now, his apocalyptic novel, the road, is coming to the big screen, bringing his bleak vision to a wider audience.
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Placing cormac mccarthy's new novel, the road, in geographical and chronological perspective are among the first challenges to an inquisitive reader of the book this paper will address the geographical question by attempting. Start studying the road - cormac mccarthy learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Cormac mccarthy’s tenth novel, the road, is his most harrowing yet deeply personal work some unnamed catastrophe has scourged the world to a burnt-out cinder, inhabited by the last remnants of mankind and a very few surviving dogs and fungi. The road is the first novel of cormac mccarthy's that i read, and i came to it with my partner's strong recommendations for his other books.