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All the Pretty Horses

Summary: Discusses the novel, All the Pretty Horses. Describes how John Grady, the main character, embodies heroic characteristicsby way of his adventurous, courageous spirit and dream of becoming a cowboy in the West.
Through life's obstacles, there occurs moments in a lifetime in which one undergoes a true test of character, strength and abilities. It is the result of these tests that proves the validity of a hero. A hero is a man of distinguished courage or ability, admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. In many cases, these qualities have been obtained through experiences. His/her bravery and courage may be developed in spite of fear and human error. Throughout All the Pretty Horses, the protagonist, John Grady, embodies this meaning of a hero by way of his adventurous, courageous spirit and dream of becoming a cowboy in the West.

In many books, a character in particular matures over time as he/she gains more knowledge or experience. All the Pretty Horses' John Grady is no exception. Cormac McCarthy makes sure to note of the maturation of...

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