For this paper you will track down an academic paper for cormac mcCarthys "all the pretty horses". Then you will read that essay and use it as a source of motivation of your own essay. Here are some questions that you may want to ask when writing this essay: what is the author of the essay is making? Does the author make sense if something we did not understand? Do we agree with this author`s analysts of X? Why or not? Do we agree with some parts, but disagree with others? Do we have anything that we would like to add to this authors argument? You may ask some of these questions and you may ask some others. You will cite at least four sources in this essay: the author of the novel,the author of the essay to which you are responding, and two other authors who will support your argument. You may chose any peer reviewed articles you would like.
Name: Tutor: Course: Date: All the Pretty Horses by Cormac Mccarthy Cormac McCarthy`s "All the Pretty Horses" is hailed as representing what America as a nation is all about. The values that the nation espouses, freedom, individualism and the pursuit of happiness. The novel looks at the America as a land of hope, where a man can find his fortune. Mexico to the south is regarded as the antithesis of America. The novel paints it as unruly, uncivilised and characterised by marauding bands of lawless men. The irony is that Mccarthyâ€™s protagonists actively seeks out this desolate land and choose to leave behind the relative comfort of home. As the novel begins, we see John Grady choosing to live a home that is no longer home. In search of fortune and an idealised notion of what it means to live like a cowboy. The paper in its evaluation of â€œAll the Pretty Horsesâ€ dissects Maia Rodriguezâ€™ paper on â€œRelocating the Cowboy: American Privilege in "All the Pretty HorsesCITATION Rod14 p ": pepperdine.edu" l 1033 (Rodriguez: pepperdine.edu).â€ One common theme in Maia`s conceptualisation of the novel is the two-part dichotomy that characterises American thinking. The notion that there are two mirror opposing parts or forms in every facet of life. Central to this theme is the border crossing trilogy. Posing two nations as distinct seemingly sharing l