On the Road Summary
Jack Kerouac

Everything you need to understand or teach On the Road by Jack Kerouac.

  • On the Road Summary & Study Guide
  • 4 Student Essays
  • 3 Encyclopedia Articles
  • 3 Literature Criticisms
  • 1 Book Notes
  • ...and more
  • 30 On the Road Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

On the Road Summary

The literary movement known as the Beat Generation exploded into American consciousness with two books in the late 1950s. The first, Howl and Other Poems by Allen Ginsberg, was published in 1956. The book achieved notoriety when poet and bookstore owner Lawrence Ferlinghetti went to trial for selling it in San Francisco. The second book had an even more profound cultural effect when it was published. Jack Kerouac's On the Road, published in 1957, was...

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On the Road Study Guide

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