On the road

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On the road

Digital Storytelling

"The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desiderous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like faboulos yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars."

Sal ParadiseDean MoriartyMarylouCamille

The main characters

On the RoadJack Kerouac

Sal's though

Looking for heavenMexico represents the end of the roadGoing WestThe journey becames a further search for knowledgeCharacters feels they don't fit in the society that it why they are traveling looking for something which is only theirs.

-1950s-American social and literal movement.-Bohemian artist communities.-Beat ="beatific"spirituality-Alienation from conventional. Manners and hip vocabulary borrowed from jazz musicians.-Apolitical and indifferent to social problems.-Looking for personal release, purification and illumination.

Main themes

The beat generation

They realice what it really matters is not the destination, but the WAY.At the end Sal ends up fitting into the American society marrying Laura and creating a family > Adapt to society and you will be happy.


From the movie


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