The Illustrated Man - Study Guide The Highway Summary & Analysis

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Hernando stands by the side of the highway, waiting for the rain to let up so that he can go back to his farm work. He's is wearing shoes made with grass and rubber off a tire that crashed on the highway. A car stops and the driver asks Hernando for water for his radiator. The driver and passengers are clearly afraid. Hernando gets the water in a hubcap that flew off a passing car that he and his wife use as a bowl.

Hernando asks the driver what has happened. The driver says there's been a nuclear war, and calls it the end of the world. After the car drives away, the rain stops. Hernando looks around at the jungle and his farm, and heads back to plow the fields. His wife asks him what's the matter, and he responds that it's nothing. He...

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