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On the Road

On the Road

by Jack Kerouac

Protagonist

Character Role Analysis

Sal

Is Sal the narrator? Yes. Does the story revolve completely around him? Check. Do we see only his thoughts and point of view? Yep. Are we sympathetic towards him? Why yes, we are. And if it looks like a protagonist, smells like a protagonist, and rambles across the country like a protagonist, chances are…


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