On the Road

On the Road


Jack Kerouac

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The Road

As the title of the novel suggests, the road is of tremendous importance to Sal and Dean’s lives. They spend the majority of the novel traveling—whether driving, riding buses, walking, or hitchhiking. The open road… read analysis of The Road

The Shrouded Traveler

It is never clear—to the reader or even to Sal himself—what propels Dean and him to keep moving and traveling on the road. The closest thing to an explanation that we get is Sal’s… read analysis of The Shrouded Traveler