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The Road

The Road

by Cormac McCarthy

The Road: Symbols True or False

1. What are really beautiful?Swordfish
2. As far as images of existential abandonment, which takes the cake?Flarepistol (or flare gun)
3. What represents the extremes of violence, hunger, and abasement?Deer
4. 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?Rats
5. What is a desolate, transient thing, full of danger (the "bloodcults")?Road

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