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On the Road
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1 2 a cop, fellow, prostitute b pie, whiskey c alert, broke, determined, slim San Francisco is the furthest. The distance is about 4,000 kilometers or about 2,500 miles. 3 a Sal Paradise is a young writer who travels across America with Dean Moriarty. He is separated from his wife and liveswith his aunt in Paterson, New Jersey. He admires Dean. b Dean Moriarty is a young man married to Marylou. He spent five years in prison and now he cannot stay in one place for long. He has a sense of freedom and is intelligent. This character is based on Kerouac’s friend Neal Cassady. c It is like a natural stream of thoughts, which was new at that time. d They did not believe inliving or writing by old rules. They wanted life to be simple and free. They believed in open emotions and in having many sexual partners. Some used shockingly bad language in their books and some went on trial for this. 4 a 2 b 6 c 1 d 5 e 7 f 4 g 3 5 a T b F c T d F e T f F 6 Open answers 7 a He learns that it is better to hitchhike near gas stations. b Helearns that it is an easy way to lose money and get nothing. 8 a Dean’s accent makes a big impression on Sal because it is a real western accent. b He thinks she is pretty and sweet. But he does not trust her because she falsely accused Dean of doing something crazy and then she left him and returned to Denver. c He likes jazz and listens to it at a club all night. d He likes applepie and ice cream because he eats it all the way across the country. 9–10 Open answers 11 a 3 b 3 c 7 d 7 e 7 f 7 g 3 h 3 i 7 j 3 12 a vacant b marijuana c cotton d college 13–16 Open answers 17 a 7 b 1 c 2 d 6 e 5 f 3 g 4 18 a 3 c 3 d 3 e 3 19 Open answer 20 Sal realizes than neither Dean nor Marylou really cares about him. He alsorealizes that she is really a prostitute. He no longer wants to share everything with them. 21–22 Open answers 23 a Yes b Yes c No d Yes e Yes f Yes 24 a Frankie b ball c whiskey d waitress e ditch f 110 25 a Dean is driving worse than ever and is stealing for the fun of it. He is totally irresponsible in relationships with women. b A possible reason ishis misuse of alcohol and drugs. c–g Open answers 26 Open answer 27 a 2 b 3 c 1 d 2 e 3 28 a 2 b 1 c 4 d 5 e 3 f 6 29 a Dean b Laura c Inez d Camille e Remi Boncœur f Dean 30 a Sal thinks this about Dean when he hears that Dean is coming to Denver. Sal knows that his friend is going mad again. b Dean says this to Sal when he tells him about goingto Mexico for his quick, cheap divorce from Camille. He wants to believe that life will be easier. c A Mexican official says this to Sal, Dean, and Stan because he wants them to enjoy Mexico but to be careful. d Sal thinks this when he realizes that Dean has been a rat. But he will forgive him because Dean’s life is so complicated and he has a lot of troubles. e Laura says this whenSal tells her everything about Dean. She feels sorry for him and is worried.
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On the Road
31 a He feels upset that Dean has treated him badly but he forgives him. b He feels that the old Dean is gone and that this sad person can still take care ofhimself. 32–36 Open answers 7 a YES b YES c NO d YES e NO f YES g NO h NO 8 a Dean b Marylou c Camille d Galatea e Frankie f Sal g Ed Wall 9 a 3 b 6 c 4 d 7 e 1 f 5 g 2 10 a T b F: find work > go to college c F: a bus ticket > a car d T e F: Dean > Sal f F: Marylou > Camille 11 a 4 b 2 c 6 d 1 e 5 f 3...
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