On the Road
On the Road
by Jack Kerouac

On the Road Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Cadillac
Times Square
Watches
Young Girls
IT
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What’s Up With the Title?
Plot Analysis
Booker’s Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Voyage and Return
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 11
Part 1, Chapter 12
Part 1, Chapter 13
Part 1, Chapter 14
Part 2, Chapter 1
Part 2, Chapter 2
Part 2, Chapter 3
Part 2, Chapter 4
Part 2, Chapter 5
Part 2, Chapter 6
Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 8
Part 2, Chapter 9
Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 3, Chapter 1
Part 3, Chapter 2
Part 3, Chapter 3
Part 3, Chapter 4
Part 3, Chapter 5
Part 3, Chapter 6
Part 3, Chapter 7
Part 3, Chapter 8
Part 3, Chapter 9
Part 3, Chapter 10
Part 3, Chapter 11
Part 4, Chapter 1
Part 4, Chapter 2
Part 4, Chapter 3
Part 4, Chapter 4
Part 4, Chapter 5
Part 4, Chapter 6
Part 5
Characters
Sal Paradise
Sal Paradise Timeline
Dean Moriarty
Dean Moriarty Timeline
Marylou
Marylou Timeline
Stan Shephard
Stan Shephard Timeline
Camille
Camille Timeline
Carlo Marx
Carlo Marx Timeline
Old Bull Lee
Old Bull Lee Timeline
Jane Lee
Jane Lee Timeline
Remi Boncoeur
Remi Boncoeur Timeline
Lee Ann
Lee Ann Timeline
Inez
Inez Timeline
Ed Dunkel
Ed Dunkel Timeline
Victor
Victor Timeline
Galatea
Galatea Timeline
Terry
Terry Timeline
Chad King
Roland Major
Johnny
Rickey
Eddie
The Spirit of The West
Montana Slim
Mississippi Gene
The Ghost of The Susquehanna
Lucille
Sal’s Aunt
Rollo Greb
Hyman Solomon
Slim Gaillard
Roy Johnson
Frankie
Sam Brady
Janet
Beverly
Ed Wall
Henry Glass
Laura
Ray Rawlins
Babe Rawlins
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Dissatisfaction
Dissatisfaction Quotes
Sadness
Sadness Quotes
Madness
Madness Quotes
Admiration
Admiration Quotes
Drugs and Alcohol
Drugs and Alcohol Quotes
Sex
Sex Quotes
Time
Time Quotes
Friendship
Friendship Quotes
Spirituality
Spirituality Quotes
Art and Culture
Art and Culture Quotes
Visions of America
Visions of America Quotes
Contrasting Regions
Contrasting Regions Quotes
Criminality
Criminality Quotes
Poverty
Poverty Quotes
Versions of Reality
Versions of Reality Quotes
Wisdom and Knowledge
Wisdom and Knowledge Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Again, Just Can't Wait to Be
Again, Just Can't Wait to Be Flashcards
Again, Just Can't Wait to Be True or False
Out of Bed
Out of Bed Flashcards
Out of Bed True or False
Essay
On the Road
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Mapping Sal's Journey
Who you calling a Beatnik?
Beat-for-Beat
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop