Sunday, May 19, 2019
All the Pretty Horses novel
The wise All The Pretty Horses, written by Cormac McCarthy, is filled with a great deal sorrow and negativism. The main character, tooshie Grady Cole, strikingnesss good deal of hardships throughout his journey from his home in Texas to Mexico. On the other hand, McCarthy writes this award-winning book in a positive panache, demonstrating the balance between optimism and pessimism in our world. He shows how potty Grady Cole has matured and grown intimately because of this negativity he faces. The reader can clearly see the negativity not only in the first knave of the novel, but also in the first paragraph.McCarthy begins the book with, he looked at the face so caved and drawn among the folds of funeral cloth, the yellowed moustache, the eyelids paper thin. That was not sleeping (3). The funeral described in the first page is legerdemain Gradys grandpas funeral. Starting a book off in this way (with a dead body) obviously points the reader towards the opinion that this bo ok is a long, dreadful ride with a lot death and destruction. The image of the coffin, the yellowing moustache, and the deceased person clearly shows the negativity that fills this book.Throughout the book, John Grady Cole faces many challenges and much adversity and learns to live with it. After leaving their home in Texas, John Grady and his best friend Rawlins go hundreds of miles deep into the heart of Mexico on horse certify until they reach a gap offering work called La Purisima. Both of these boys are skilled at working with horses and spend most of their time at the ranch taming and taking care of the many horses there. While working at La Purisima, John meets the ranch owners daughter, a beautiful girl named Alejandra, and falls in love.Alejandras father absolutely does not appreciate this in fact, he orders for John Grady and Rawlins to be arrested because of Johns interactions with Alejandra. The hardships that these boys face are relentless, however, John Grady refus es to hang his head and give up. On their way to the jail, John Grady says to Rawlins, I cant back up and start over. But I dont see the point in slobberin over it (155). At this point, McCarthy reveals how John Grady has matured and has learned to live with the sorrows he faces.With this new found maturity, and as John Grady Cole overcomes this terrible journey of negativity, he has learned to live with the pessimism and has found out how the negatives go placement by side with the positives. Nearing the end of the book John Grady Cole realizes that the worlds pain and its truelove moved in a relationship of diverging equity (282). John Grady has learned the skill of trenchant for the light in a dark room, constantly refusing to dwell on the negative aspects of his many alarming situations.He has a new wisdom of the world and has learned how it works. In conclusion, McCarthy writes All The Pretty Horses with much negativity and at the same time he delivers a lesson of how posi tivity is hidden in every situation, journey, and life. McCarthy demonstrates how John Grady Cole learns maturity the hard way through hardships, sorrow and death. This book leaves the reader with a draw in in their eye and a smile on their face, for they know that sorrow is sitting on the doorway of happiness.