Quick hack to visualize use of colors in McCarthy's The Road.
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Visualizing Colors in Cormac McCarthy's The Road

Quick hack to visualize use of colors in McCarthy's The Road.

Rather ugly, in fact. Some of my concerns are documented in the script's docstring. It's a quick hack.

Most recently updated 27 October 2015. Licensed under the GPL v3+.

More info here or here.

The following color mappings have been used:

color nameHTML color value
black#000000
white#000000
bonecolored#FFFFF0 (="ivory")
candlecolored#FFFAFA (="snow")
gray#808080
silver#c0c0c0
ironcolored#d4d7d9
leadcolored#5e5c59 (=Australian Standard AS2700 N55)
brown#A52A2A
mahogany#C04000
green#00ff00
blue#0000ff
grayblue#8080bf
lilac#C8A2C8
rose#FF007F
red#ff0000
orange#FFA500
yellow#FFFF00
amber#FFBF00
gold#FFD700

Sources for these decisions include W3School's list of standard browser colors, Wikipedia's entries for color names, and Encycolorpedia.