Published by Scholastic Book Services. Written in English. Adam of the Road is a gentle adventure. It's an adventure because eleven-year-old Adam wanders alone through fields, forests, and cities, in freezing weather, without adequate food or clothing or money. It's gentle because despite the actual and potential dangers and hardships of Adam's journey, the story is never really scary or by: 4. Adam of the Road is the story of a couple of years in the life of a young boy who is a minstrel in training in England in the late s.
Adam of the Road, 1942
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If culture has a foundation stone, it must be the denial of death. Attempts to confront the void so often seem hollow. Even Philip Roth's Everyman, about the inevitable end of an averagely privileged American life, didn't quite come off, for all the author's brilliance and willpower. The imagination can't entirely pull up its roots in wish-fulfilment.
Adam of the Road Worksheets and Literature Unit
When we meet Adam, he is staying at a monastery while awaiting his father, Roger, to pick him up after Roger travels to France for his job. Here, Adam has a dog named Nick to accompany him. Now, both Adam and Roger are on the trail of the other minstrel to get Nick back.
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