The Road by Cormac McCarthy. Thesis. In The Road by Cormac McCarthy, the gloominess in the surrounding brings death to both the Father and the Son; however, the difficult environments did not alter their points of view on humanity and persistence of surviving throughout the journey. .
Explanation: Although both the Father and the Son have limited amount of food, but they followed their conscience and shared some food with an unrelated old man. This photo shows that the Father and the Son share what they have to others even though they have limited sources to provide.
Explanation: The Father and the Son are just like the slanted lamp with no light, but they still try to survive and stand straight and tall in the poor surroundings.
Explanation: The destructions of the houses and the cars signifies the imminent death, but the Father and the Son did not have a hint of thought of giving up the life.