The Road

'The Road' by Cormac McCarthy is regarded as one of the most important books of contemporary American literature and is already being studied in schools across the country. It was made into a popular feature film in 2009.

The Road Review ⭐

‘The Road’ is often cited as McCarthy’s “most readable novel.” It is also one of his most popular. 

The Road Review ⭐

The Road Historical Context 🛣️

‘The Road’ is Cormac McCarthy’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel that is often cited as his most influential piece of writing. It was adapted into a 2009 film that spread its popularity to a wider audience.

The Road Historical Context 🛣️

Best Quotes from The Road 💬

Throughout ‘The Road,’ McCarthy engages with themes like family relationships, survival, and good/evil. These themes are portrayed through the suffering The Man and The Boy endure on the road. 

Best Quotes from The Road 💬

The Road Themes and Analysis 🛣️

‘The Road’ by Cormac McCarthy follows two characters, The Man and The Boy, as they attempt to make it to the coast, traveling through a post-apocalyptic world. 

The Road Themes and Analysis 🛣️

The Road Character List 🛣️

Throughout ‘The Road,’ McCarthy crafts original and memorable characters. All of these are unnamed or do not share their real names. 

The Road Character List 🛣️

The Road Plot Summary 🛣️

‘The Road’ by Cormac McCarthy is a harrowing novel of survival that follows two unnamed characters through the wastelands of what used to be the United States. 

The Road Plot Summary 🛣️