Horses

All the Pretty Horses

John Grady Cole, the last in a long line of west Texas ranchers, is, at sixteen, poised on the sorrowful, painful edge of manhood. When he realizes the only life he has ever known is disappearing into the past and that cowboys are as doomed as the Comanche who came before them, he leaves on […]

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All the Pretty Horses

The chess game between Alfonsa and John Grady is intended to facilitate a meeting between them. John Grady was specifically invited to the house because Alfonsa had never met him and there were things she needed to discuss with him with regard to Alejandra. The main purpose of the chess game is therefore the discussion […]

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The Special Voice of Women: An Understanding Garnered from the Poem She Had Horses by Joy Harjo

Women have a very distinctive approach in speech and self expression. Basically, it has been noted through studies that women are driven by their emotions, their feelings towards the situations that they are facing every day. Through the said researches and studies, women were noted to have a good sense of recognition when it comes […]

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All the Pretty Horses

The main protagonist in Cormac McCarthy’s novel ‘All the Pretty Horses’ is John Gardy. The story is set in the backdrop of western American culture till 20th century.

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All The Pretty Horses

Is John Grady Cole a real cowboy, or is he merely an incurable romantic? Although, the author, Cormac McCarthy gives us a very romantic story line where the main character, John Grady Cole is obviously a true romantic, I believe that this story demonstrates that he more than just a young man who needs love, […]

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