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Cormac McCarthy's The Road

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Wood, J. (2012). Cormac McCarthy's The Road. In Wood, J. The Fun Stuff: And Other Essays. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, pp. 50-63

(noun) a stick or iron for suspending slaughtered animals / (noun) a roof with a lower steeper slope and an upper less steep one on each of its two sides

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they found a ham gambreled up in a high corner

quoting Cormac McCarthy, The Road

—p.53 missing author
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2 years, 1 month ago

they found a ham gambreled up in a high corner

quoting Cormac McCarthy, The Road

—p.53 missing author
uncertain
2 years, 1 month ago

(adjective) prophetic, oracular; describing or predicting what will happen in the future

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a kind of vatic histrionic groping

great word

—p.58 by James Wood
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a kind of vatic histrionic groping

great word

—p.58 by James Wood
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2 years, 1 month ago

the part of theology concerned with death, judgment, and the final destiny of the soul and of humankind

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the idea that the boy may be the last god--an eschatological plot that is a kind of more philosophical version of The Terminator

—p.60 by James Wood
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the idea that the boy may be the last god--an eschatological plot that is a kind of more philosophical version of The Terminator

—p.60 by James Wood
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(noun) the concluding part of a discourse and especially an oration / (noun) a highly rhetorical speech

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closing the scene with a rather lovely peroration

—p.60 by James Wood
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closing the scene with a rather lovely peroration

—p.60 by James Wood
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(verb) build / (verb) establish / (verb) to instruct and improve especially in moral and religious knowledge; uplift / (verb) enlighten inform

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Oprah Winfrey, who selected the novel for her remorselessly edifying book club

—p.61 by James Wood
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Oprah Winfrey, who selected the novel for her remorselessly edifying book club

—p.61 by James Wood
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(noun) defense of God's goodness and omnipotence in view of the existence of evil

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There is no obligation for The Road to answer an unanswerable question like theodicy.

—p.62 by James Wood
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There is no obligation for The Road to answer an unanswerable question like theodicy.

—p.62 by James Wood
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2 years, 1 month ago