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"Much mysticism is sown broadspread from its ritual mysteries till it extends into the very lives of its constituents and parishoners." It is impossible to overstate the influence of Catholicism on all of Kerouac's work, save perhaps those books written during his Buddhist period in the mid-to-late 1950s.
It has been marked by poverty that cannot be erased and exploitation ever more broadspread, two World Wars, pogroms and holocausts, genocide and "ethnic cleansing," emerging intolerance, family collapse and anomie.