Good Vs. Evil In Cormac Mccarthy's No Country For Old Men

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The ongoing battle between good and evil has been present in society since the beginning of history, granting Cormac McCarthy’s No Country for Old Men a great deal of universality. The novel not only addresses good and evil as forces guiding everyday life, but describes how they ideals have changed and developed along with society. The struggle between these two dichotomous ideals becomes more complicated with every new generation brought to the world. McCarthy’s prose-like writing style and simple characters allow him to produce an easy-to-read thriller that conveys not only how good and evil work against each other, but also the effect that ever-developing morals have on old generations as they strive to live in the world that they grew up

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