The Road

Section 16 pages 195-204 q 1

"Do you think that your fathers are watching? That they weigh you in there ledger book? Against what? There is no book and your fathers are dead in the ground." (196) who says this? What does it mean? Why does he say it?

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In this quote, the father is talking to himself. He is questioning higher authority.... no reason for morality or virtue. Thus, he wonders in his own mind if he's been a worthy and virtuous man. 


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