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Relationship with women in "On the Road"I am writing a research paper on Kerouac's "On...

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spemery | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 3, 2009 at 3:01 PM via web

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Relationship with women in "On the Road"

I am writing a research paper on Kerouac's "On the Road" and am wondering how Dean and Sal's relationship with women ago against the 1950's style. I realize they just drop women but Im just trying to find more. ANYTHINGS HELPFUL! THANKS

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copelmat | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Associate Educator

Posted April 17, 2010 at 5:54 AM (Answer #2)

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They refuse any type of relationship conformity. There ideas of marriage completely go against the societal mold; there is no concept of "until death do us part," it is merely a mutual agreement to be together at that very moment.

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