By Jeanne Inness
All the beautiful Horses is the 1st novel in Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy. The younger John Grady Cole and his partners trip from Texas via Mexico as orphans of varieties, and during their struggles for his or her horses, with the legislations, and with a landowning Mexican relations, they shuttle towards adulthood. because the first in a chain, it starts to bare John Grady Cole's personality and offers the lack of the West, for Cole eventually loses love and takes his position as a lone determine, on a horse, at the American panorama. The publication was once tailored for the display in 2000.
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Rurales (Spanish) What crime is (Spanish) He has killed a man? (Spanish) country guys. • coursed ran. • Quita las esposas (Spanish) Take the handcuffs off. • Somos vaqueros (Spanish) We are cowboys. • marca (Spanish) brand. • factura (Spanish) registered papers. • cazador (Spanish) hunter. • charro (Spanish) Mexican cowboy; picturesque. • Sólo el chico (Spanish) only the boy. • Están esperando. • quinta (Spanish) They are waiting. (Spanish) country house. • paseos (Spanish) strolls, walks. • Se llama la periquera.
Another obvious reason for their imprisonment is John Grady’s lie to Don Hector about coming from Texas alone, just the two of them. Although it is only one lie, it has terrible consequences. The lesson here should not go unheeded. Rawlins, of course, thinks that the affair with Alejandra is what has landed them in trouble. He tells John Grady that, when the militia came for him in the night, he asked them if Rocha were awake and they laughed at him and said he’d been awake a long time. 51 The Romeo and Juliet parallel in this novel is quite interesting.
Then the inevitable love affair, initiated by the dark, passionate girl, begins. But at the end of the chapter the two young men are dragged away at daybreak in handcuffs. What happened to their almost perfect world? In the interview with Rocha, after the breaking of the horses and when John Grady is being considered for the horse breeding position, John Grady is asked if it was just the two of them who rode from Texas. For some unknown reason, John Grady, who is so honest about his abilities and in general very honorable, lies.