The Road

Section 2 Pages 8-17 q 2

“...[T]he blackened shapes of rock standing up out of the shoals of ash and
billows of ash blowing downcountry through the waste.” (14) Why do you think McCarthy uses the imagery of the ocean to describe the landscape?

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The ocean stretches out befor us endlessly..... nothing to see...... all the same. The landscape stands before him in much the same way..... endless barren land.


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