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Prose Style : Cormac Mccarthy's Style Of Writing

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1. Cormac McCarthy has an unmistakable prose style. What do you see as the most distinctive features of that style? How is the writing in The Road in some way more like poetry than a narrative prose?
a. The man kept going in and out of dream state. With the lack of grammar and Quotations it made some dreams, mainly about how the wife was ‘faithless” and how she hopes for “eternal nothingness” (McCarthy 57). The style made it seem like she was really there but when he awaken from his dreams her realized that it was only a dream. Then he moved on with trying to forgive and forget her. While having the thought that dreaming
b. The use of McCarthy’s style of writing is written in a way that someone can detect the feelings of the character rather than the story of what happened. The purpose for narratives is to focused on the plot of the story but McCarthy wants the readers to really feel exactly what the characters feel so he in repetitive of how “Cold and Grey” (McCarthy 19) the world around them is Even when they are physically battle something like hunger, you can really feel that they were almost always “Out of food” (McCarthy 197).
2. How is McCarthy able to make the post- apocalyptic world of the road seem so real and utterly terrifying? Which descriptive passages are especially vivid and visceral in their description of this blasted landscape? What so you find to be the most horrifying features of this world and the survivors who inhabit it?
a. During different times
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