Scrutinization In Victoria Hoyle's The Road

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In Victoria Hoyle's scrutinization of the novel The Road she notices that it has two purposes. McCarthy's first purpose depicts a post-apocalyptic world, where God is nearly dead and humanity is holding on by a thread. The Road is set after a nuclear war that has demolished most of civilization. The admonition used in The Road is referred to as a "clarion warning" to preserve our beautiful world, for if we do not change our current path of ignorance and insolence it could lead to inevitable doom. She states her first claim by showing the examples of barbarity and crudeness that are orchestrated throughout The Road. Victoria then harnesses the father's dire need to have faith in something "independent of man, timeless and beyond death".

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