The Resource Borders, barriers, and crossings : Cormac McCarthy's All the pretty horses and The crossing, by Stacy Kay Short

Borders, barriers, and crossings : Cormac McCarthy's All the pretty horses and The crossing, by Stacy Kay Short

Label
Borders, barriers, and crossings : Cormac McCarthy's All the pretty horses and The crossing
Title
Borders, barriers, and crossings
Title remainder
Cormac McCarthy's All the pretty horses and The crossing
Statement of responsibility
by Stacy Kay Short
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This thesis explores the borders, barriers, and crossings of Cormac McCarthy's All the Pretty Horses and The Crossing. Within each of the novels, McCarthy uses the main characters, the land, and the culture to show that when man crosses over boundaries, violence and chaos may ensue. Both novels include the crossing metaphor, and within each novel, the characters violate the unwritten and written laws that man put in place with each boundary: whether physically, culturally, or universally. The characters cross through spiritual, mystical and sometimes transcendent boundaries as well. All the Pretty Horses builds the idea that crossing physical boundaries violates the codes of the land; but the story also analyzes the transcendent boundaries through dreams, history, and references to the future. The Crossing incorporates the physical boundaries, but relies more heavily on the spiritual and transcendent crossings, as well as the idea that life continues and is the tale man becomes
Cataloging source
TXI
Dissertation note
Thesis (M.A.)--Texas Woman's University, 2009.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Borders, barriers, and crossings : Cormac McCarthy's All the pretty horses and The crossing, by Stacy Kay Short
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 84-90)
Control code
828434670
Extent
90 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased. Paperbound.
Reproduction note
Photocopy.
System control number
(OCoLC)828434670
Label
Borders, barriers, and crossings : Cormac McCarthy's All the pretty horses and The crossing, by Stacy Kay Short
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 84-90)
Control code
828434670
Extent
90 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased. Paperbound.
Reproduction note
Photocopy.
System control number
(OCoLC)828434670

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