The Skies In Cormac Mccarthy's The Road

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The skies are grey, it’s freezing, and everything is covered by ash, this is reality now. Cormac McCarthy, playwright, screenwriter and the author of The Road, gives us a glimpse of the struggle of living in a catastrophe world. The story of The Road, is about the hardship between a father and son living in an apocalyptic wasteland. Throughout the story we see how differently the father and son act in the situation they encounter. In the beginning of the novel, the father reveals himself as a strict and protective parent. Living in an apocalyptical world he has become caution, and paranoid person. He teaches his son that everyone is a threat and to always stay alert. During their travel to the south they face a man who tries to deceived them.

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