|Plot Summary of Off the Road|
|"Carolyn Cassidy describes her years as a beatnik with famous husband Neal Cassidy (cult figure from On the Road) and her friendship with Jack Kerouac and the other beatniks. She has a tremendous task of keeping up with her husband especially with all of his friends and with their wild sex life. Some increble rare photos were also included and the insight into the tumoltuous relationship is incredible with details previously unknown. Cassidy is protrayed as a loving husband. "
Daniela Lo Presti, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Off the Road|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
- American (!)
How sensitive is this person?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Book makes you feel?
- very happy
Is book humorous?
If humorous, kind of humor
- eccentric personalities
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript. of nude males (the big P)
- vague references
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
- descript. of female anat. (the big B's)
- actual description of hetero sex
Lot of foul language?
Commentary on society?
- a lot of play on words
- a lot of stream of consciousness
Writer's slant towards subject:
How much dialogue in bio?
- significantly more descript than dialog
A LOT of info about personal vices?
Lot of titilating info about love life?
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 0-25% of book
How much is philosophy rather than life story?
- 0-25% of book
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