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In The Road there are many examples of Imagery Details and Syntax The most memorable scene from The Road was when the father and boy found the house where the cannibals kept every person they were going to eat Throughout the book the boy always wondered who were the good and bad guys in the post-apocalyptic world he was in The theme of the book is Strength and Surviving in this world that they are in while moving south and not dying through what they have to go throughMcCarthy uses a lot of details throughout the book Specifically the setting Ash fell on the boy winter was coming 15 The author was inferring that it was going to be a cold winter As the father and son are making their way south they are in a lonely empty world trying to survive Throughout the book the father and son remain on US highways and Interstates where as long as they walk all they see is abandoned houses While trying to survive the coldrainy weather sleepless and hungry nights and the cannibals they can only stop for a short amount of time at certain places they think are safeImagery is not only used in this scene but a lot throughout the book The father and son basically are trying to survive in this world and they come upon just finding a whole bunch of half eaten bodies Surviving through all of these ties into this scene because not just any person can keep sane from seeing bodies and cannibals In this scene the boy really wanted to help all the people who the cannibals kept in that house the father disapproved So they ran through the woods so that nothing would happen to them You wanted to know what the bad guys looked like Now you know It may happen again My job is to take care of you I was appointed to do
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