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Essay | Sal's Search for "IT" in "On the Road"

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Sal's Search for "IT" in "On the Road"

Summary: In "On The Road" by Jack Kerouac, Salvadore Paradise's search for his meaning in life turns him into an outsider. He becomes so obsessed in finding "IT," that he loses his identity and becomes a shell of a man.
In Jack Kerouac's On The Road, Sal Paradise is a man who was fed up with his life and what was expected of him. He was no longer content to sit around and allow society to dictate to him whom he should be and how he should act. It was at this time in his life that Sal met Dean Moriarty who saw that he was ripe for influence. Sal didn't necessarily know exactly what he wanted, but he knew he needed change. Dean became his "guru" in that Sal knew that Dean would teach him about life and lead him on great adventures that would help him discover the world around him and what he wanted out of it. Sal was ready for something more. He comes to this realization while riding on the bus with Dean through the Lincoln Tunnel...

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