Sign Up or Login to your account to leave your opinion on this Essay. This story contains an almost equal balance of good and evil, though it also raises questions of what is truly good. It blurs the line between good and selfish or thoughtless. In this story Billy is faced with a wide range of undeserved punishments, but shows good through all of them with his strong will and determination. He accepts the things that happen to him in a levelheaded manner, which works to keep the story from becoming a tragedy.
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The story is the second installment of McCarthy's " Border Trilogy ". Like its predecessor, All the Pretty Horses , The Crossing is a coming-of-age novel set on the border between the southwest United States and Mexico. The plot takes place before and during the Second World War and focuses on the life of the protagonist Billy Parham, a teenage cowboy ; his family; and his younger brother Boyd. The story tells of three journeys taken from New Mexico to Mexico.
Cormac Mccarthy Forum I cannot find a crtical essay on, " The Crossing", does anyone have any ideas where I could find this or where i could find a review?? It seems like McCarthy has come to the end of the road and is not very optimistic about what lies ahead. But then, when you get to the end.
Humanity has made great advances in technology over the last two centuries; but while this new technology may be amazing, it is not necessarily good. Cement forests and pathways have drowned out the earth's natural habitats and have forced many animals into extinction or endangerment. Humanity has taken a world that doesn't necessarily belong to them and altered it to fit their ever changing and demanding wants that are disguised as needs. Mankind was placed on Earth along with every other animal, so why is it excusable that we kill our fellow neighbors for sport and we bulldoze a rainforest until there is nothing left to show for the once great and vast habitat?