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Unformatted text preview: The Road Article One By: Todd Shy Brittani Reinhard Todd Shy reviews Cormac McCarthys book of The Road as a well written novel with many biblical meanings as well as different understated items McCarthy does to enhance his book. Todd Shy tells the readers that The Road is a story of the journey of an unnamed father and son as they wander across a post apocalyptic wasteland. Shy continues on in the summary of the story to say that although we never learn what happen, we do know that very few survive and that everything is dangerous. Todd Shy explains McCarthys book as the Book of Job in a biblical reference. He states that essentially it is the modern telling of the story but also a dark mysterious version as well. Shy believes that like the Book of Job it has not really true climax and most of it is unnecessary until around page 233-241, when the first true human affiliation...
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2009 for the course ENGL 104 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '08