The Road

Section 13 pages 156-167 q 7

When the old man asks what the man and the boy are, explain the reason why they cannot answer

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 I don't really think they know who they are. There is no context in the world for them anymore. They simply exist until the next day. There is no sense of purpose or meaning to life anymore. The man just wants to keep the boy alive as long as he can.