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On the Road

On the Road

  

by Jack Kerouac

 Table of Contents

Sam Brady

Character Analysis

Dean’s cousin, who used to be Dean’s alcohol and drug hero until he got religion. Sam is almost the anti-Dean, having taken the opposite trajectory. Dean is getting wilder, while Sam seems to have straightened out. Sam also recognizes the danger of associating with Dean. Now reformed, he wants nothing to do with him.

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