The Dharma Bums
...ascent to Matterhorn Peak in the Sierra Nevada. This relates to the actual occurrence rendered in the fictionalized form. These experiences, if properly understood, are life-transforming. “Running down the mountain”, he writes, “…..with one of my greatest leaps and louder screams of joy, I came flying….” (64) Inner transformation of an individual, when it has to take place, happens within a split second. Jack provides an incredible description about the goings on in his inner world that finds... English Literature ic and Modern) Topic: Essay Introduction “The Dharma Bums,” is an autobiographical novel published in 1958. According to Jack Kerouac, the author, every moment of life has a meaning, just like ...