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A Path to Nowhere: Violence, Sex, and Humor in Cormac McCarthy's Child of God and Suttree discusses some of the uses of three prevalent elements in two of McCarthy's works. Chapter One introduces violence and its importance to his fiction, demonstrating that it is often linked with sex and humor, and it discusses the two novels' lack of closure. Chapter Two describes McCarthy's use of the three elements in Child of God. Chapter Three illustrates his use of the elements in Suttree. Chapter Four concludes the essay by offering some reasons why Child of God and Suttree lack closure.
Child; Cormac; God; Humor; Mccarthy; Nowhere; Path; Sex; Suttree; Violence
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Hayes, Justin Cord, "A path to nowhere: Violence, sex, and humor in Cormac McCarthy's "Child of God" and "Suttree"" (1996). UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations. 820.