Character Transformation In The Road

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In the beginning of The Road, the boy undoubtedly trusts and depends on his father. Throughout the journey, the boy begins to question if his father is really telling the truth, and he begins to tell when his father is lying. For example, the man would tell the boy stories and in the beginning, he enjoyed listening to them, but at the end of the novel, he didn't want to hear them because he thought they were lies. Also, the boy at the end of the novel does not rely on his father, as he is able to move on from the man dying. Both of these changes show the boy’s opinion and character transformation that relied on the journey in The Road.

Like the boy, the man’s personality changes throughout the journey in The Road. He begins the journey with
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