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Boy's Life

Summary: Boy's Life, by Robert McCammon, deals with the quest of order and staying young and is interpreted by using the author's intent, characters, setting, events, and literary techniques. Throughout this book, Cory realizes that staying young is vital to being a whole person.
"You see Cory? ...This world eats up boys. You're not ready yet to shove a broomstick down its throat"

This quotation by a dream character of Cory's shows the importance of staying young whilst one can. Boy's Life, by Robert McCammon, deals with this issue. This is proved by use of the author's intent, characters, setting, events, and literary techniques.

The author's intent in writing this novel, although on first impression is believed to be loss of innocence, is rediscovering the child lost in oneself. As stated by McCammon, he wants people to see and remember what it is like to be a child, so that one can better understand the present and future. The author's childhood was much like the protagonist's, Cory, and he wants to share the magic of being young with everyone. Some of the story was based on facts, and some of it just...

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