On The Road Essay Examples
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Jack Kerouac although he preferred being called Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac was born on the 12th March 1922 in Lowell, Massachusetts and died on the 21 October 1969. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of...
During this rotation I began reading On the Road by Jack Kerouac. It novels about the messy lives of what would best be described as the nomadic travelers, Dean Moriatry and Sal Paradise. Dean is extremely reckless, and in no way is he bothered by...
The postmodernist movement was a backlash against the consequences of WW2, and rejected the idea of order and authority. This was not necessarily beneficial. As the Beat generation was born, it eventually progressed into post-modernism. The beginnings of the beat generation and post-modernism were in...