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The Road

The Road

by Cormac McCarthy

The Road: Themes (For the Most Part) 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. Cormac McCarthy is known as a connoisseur of excessive _______.


Words
Violence
Beauty
Chapters
Description
Q. McCarthy portrays a post-apocalyptic landscape where the scarcity of resources has driven the few survivors to what?


Murder
Mayhem
Hunger games
Suicide
Insanity
Q. This novel tells a beautiful love story between


Man and woman
Father and son
Husband and wife
Man and prostitute
Mother and daughter
Q. In this novel, there is a constant threat of


Alien invasion
Death
Illness
Poverty
Nuclear holocaust
Q. What is an expression of goodness?


This feather may look worthless, but it comes from afar and carries with it all my good intentions.
Deck the halls
My back is strong enough to take the pain
Carrying the fire
When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me
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