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    The conventions that Kerouac employs in On The Road help to convey a rhetorical message that extols the freedom to find oneself. Technique embraces and conveys the idea of non- conformity and...

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    The rhetorical message of Kerouac's work exists in what he wants the reader to derive from it. Kerouac's message embraces the need to pursue and cherish individual freedom. Through different...

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    Sal is a character who is depicted as loving Dean and showing kindness towards him even though he recognises very quickly that Dean is a character who is ultimately very selfish and self-serving....

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    I think that this becomes one of the central issues in the novel. The idea of "it" and its pursuit is something that drives both Sal and Dean. The moment and living for it represents a critical...

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    It is clear that for both Dean and Sal, the road is a symbol for restless wandering and for new experience. Very quickly in the novel, Sal becomes hooked on travelling to the next place, and no...

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    When Sal decides to leave and hitchhike out West to Denver, it is an example of personal freedom breaking from tradition. Sal is embracing his own idea of personal freedom. While his aunt warns...

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    The book is all about travel and the desire for adventue which is why it starts off beginning with Sal's journey. He tells us he has "always vaguely planned but never took off" and with the coming...

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    I think that it could be said that Kerouac's work operates as a base of the counterculture identity. I think that debate and discussion might emerge with the idea of "without pretense." At the...

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    In the published version of his work titled On the Road, Jack Kerouac used pseudonyms instead of the names of many of the real persons he had mentioned when drafting the book. He also (it has been...

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    Jack Kerouac’s narrative On the Road displays not just one style but various styles of writing, and it is partly this stylistic diversity that gives the book much of its interest and appeal....

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    Diction (that is, word choice) and literary devices are especially important elements in Jack Kerouac’s narrative titled On the Road. The style of Kerouac’s narrative seems almost as...

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    The tones used in Jack Kerouac’s narrative On the Road are various. Sometimes the tone is colloquial, as in the statement “I was beginning to get the bug like Dean.” Sometimes the tone is...

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    When we think about plot, the last stage of any plot is the resolution. This is where the conflict that has driven the story throughout is finally brought to some sort of conclusion, as the term...

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    When we think about plot, the falling action is the section of plot that comes after the climax and before the resolution of the novel. This is normally not a very large section of the story, but...

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    If we see this book as being centrally a story of the friendship between Sal and Dean and the way that they journey together, both physically and in other ways, then undoubtedly the climax of that...

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    The rising action of the plot is what happens after the exposition as the key conflict slowly but surely develops, leading to its ultimate expression, which is the climax of the tale. If we see the...

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    The exposition of any plot is the initial stage of the plot diagram where the main characters are introduced and the kind of conflict that they face is also presented. The beginning of this book...

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    Jack Kerouac’s book On the Road explores a variety of themes, including the following The desire for adventure The desire for freedom The yearning for originality An opposition to restrictions...

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    Ah! Good ol' Jack Kerouac! He was one of the most popular Beatniks of the time period. On the Road was instrumental for popularizing the run-on sentence! What I mean by that is that the Beats...

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    They view them as sexual objects because of the way they are treated ~ Dean just abandons Women to go off to travel. However, Sal's Aunt is always there to the rescue when Sal needs money and so...

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    I think that there is some validity and some resonance to the statement. Sal and Dean do define themselves and are able to share this understanding of consciousness because of their values that...

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    I think that Kerouac's work speaks to the idea that human consciousness is predicated upon the idea that belonging is an important part of being in the world. Even if one does a good job of...

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    A number of analytical questions might be asked about chapters 9-11 of Part Three of Jack Kerouac’s One the Road. Among such questions are the following: How does Dean explain his love of cars,...

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    I would probably qualify the statement a bit. I think that Dean has helped Sal understand more about himself, his own sense of reality, and his nation. Yet, I think that Sal is not entering...

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    Indeed, the journey element is present in both works. In a way, Sal and Dean go on a journey to find "home" and Dorothy is on her journey to go back to "home." Sal and Dean have much less...

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    In articulating his conception of freedom, Kerouac echoes much of the post World War II boundless energy in American freedom. Sal and Dean jump into the car and drive, and drive, and drive. There...

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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...

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    Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road” and William S. Burroughs’ “Naked Lunch” are quite different in style and context. A lot of people tend to put them in the same category since they are two...

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    Dean in many ways is the guy that basically makes things happen for Sal and throughout the novel. Even though Sal knows that sometimes Dean is dangerous and that he isn't always very considerate...

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    very interesting comments. I really think you need to read the actual book now! You're so familar with the language but still might be really surprised by the different experience of reading the...

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    Dean Moriarty exemplifies freedom and self-expression and non-conformity, all the things that Sal aspires to emulate. Sal is not alone in his adoration. Dean, and Keroac, became reluctant symbols...

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    I think you may mean the episode in chapter 13 when Sal and Terry have hitch-hiked to Sabinal. They have been trying to find work picking grapes, without success. Sal lies on his back in the town...

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    Jack Kerouac chose the themes he wrote about carefully and they certainly do reflect the time in which he wrote. The theme of rebellion was important to Kerouac because he would have been...

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