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The Road 2 by Cormac McCarthy


Group Members: NEED FACILITATOR
Ryan P
Asa A
Kyle B
Mitchell B
Alex H
Sean C
Kate M.*
Trudy B.*
Jack W

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0898367/
A link to movie reviews and trailers.

http://www.pulitzer.org/citation/2007-Fiction
This is a link to the Pulitzer Prize winner page for the road.


Discussion Time:
Friday January 8th 4B 11:90-12:39

Agenda:
Characters & Narration:
Why did McCarthy choose to leave the two main characters unnamed throughout the novel?
Does this connect with the themes of sparseness and loneliness prevalent throughout the book?

Setting:
A post-apocalyptic world.

Themes & Motifs:
Theme is survival no matter the situation.
Cannibalism, Survival, hopes/dreams.

Style of Writing:
Why is dialog not quoted?

Significant Quotes:
"You forget what you want to remember, and you remember what you want to forget."
"There is no God, and we are his prophets."
"Nobody wants to be here and nobody wants to leave."


Outside Resources:
NPR reviews The Road, the movie
New York Times review and analysis of The Road