by Cormac McCarthy
The Road: Symbols Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Road? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What are really beautiful?
Q. As far as images of existential abandonment, which takes the cake?
Flarepistol (or flare gun)
Q. What represents the extremes of violence, hunger, and abasement?
Q. When The Man comes down with a fever, he has some crazy dreams. He also recounts a near-visionary childhood memory of men burning what?
Q. What is a desolate, transient thing, full of danger (the "bloodcults")?