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Characters Under Pressure In The Road

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Characters under stress hold our attention because they fight to survive against the odds. In the novel ‘The Road’ by Cormac McCarthy we are introduced to a number of characters who are under pressure and have to do what they can to survive. These characters and events hold our attention as they make the story interesting and unexpected. Characters under stress do things they would not normally do. This is what makes the reader so attached to the book and want to read on. In this essay I am going to talk about: The Man, The Boy, The Roadrat and The Thief. I will also discuss why they were under pressure and why they made the story so interesting. I'm going to link this to today's world. I want to discuss refugees and why they are under stress
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