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  • A Farewell To Arms By Ernest Hemingway 1899 1961 - 1,322 words
    A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961) A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961) Type of Work: Psychological realism Setting Italy and Switzerland; World War I Principal Characters Fyederic Henry, an American in the Italian army Catiteritte Barkley, a British nurse Rinaldi, an Italian surgeon and Frederic's friend Miss Ferguson, a British nurse and Catherine's friend Story Overveiw Lieutenant Frederic Henry, a handsome young American, had returned from leave in southern Italy to the front, where he served in the Italian ambulance corps. The war was still leaning toward victory for the Italians. During dinner, Lieutenant Rinaldi, Frederic's jovial surgeon friend needl ...
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  • Autobiography On Ernest Hemingway - 624 words
    Autobiography on Ernest Hemingway Earnest Miller Hemingway was borin in Oak Park Illinois. After graduating from high school, he got a job at a paper called "Kansas City Star". Hemingway continually tried to enter the military, but his defective eye, hindered this task. Hemingway had managed to get a job driving an American Red Cross ambulance. During this expedition, he was injured and hospitalized. Hemingway had an affinity for a particular nurse at that hospital, her name was Agnes von Kurowsky. Hemingway continually proposed to her, and she continually denied. When Hemingway healed his injuries, he moved back to Michigan, and had wanted to write again. Hemingway married Hadley Richardson ...
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  • Ernest Hemingway - 557 words
    Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway uses symbolism to help the reader gain a better perspective of how the protagonist feels in his story. Symbolism occurs when the author uses one thing to represent another. This helps to give the reader a better idea of the situation or feeling in a given scene. There are several types of symbolism utilized by authors. One type is conventional symbolism. Conventional symbolism is common to the area where the story takes place. While another type is personal which simply is closely tied to the individual. Still a third type of symbolism is universal, which hold a widely understood meaning. As we examine Hills Like White Elephants we notice how Hemingway integ ...
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  • Ernest Hemingway - 2,166 words
    Ernest Hemingway "Today on the five oclock news a man goes on a rampage at the office leaving five dead." As I flip on the TV, I see another top story! A man has killed others at his workplace and taken his own life. This is becoming very old. I begin to think, "what could push this person to the point where they feel that it is necessary to take the lives of innocent people?" Even more disturbing, what could drive a person to the point that they believe it is necessary to end their own life? What could drive a person to the point of no longer having the desire to live? I believe that being prepared for life and the difficulties that come along with it is part of the key. The world can be a ...
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  • Ernest Hemingway - 2,103 words
    ... ine on the slide before the water the whole experiment would be ruined. We had to be very specific in our descriptions, such as exactly what we used and then how we used it, etc. In my Spanish class, writing is very important. Not only do we have to know how to speak in Spanish, but we also have to know how to write in Spanish. We have to know how to properly spell things and also know how to punctuate properly in Spanish. We have to use the right process, which can be very different from English. Many things in Spanish are backwards compared to the way we write in English. There are some words that are spelled exactly the same way but mean two totally different things, all because of an ...
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  • Ernest Hemingway - 1,002 words
    ERNEST HEMINGWAY A lonely old man, Santiago, packs up his fishing gear, his eighty-fourth day of fishing without catching a single fish. His sole friend, a young man, Manolin, not even an eighth of his age brings him a beer and dinner for the evening. As they chat Santiago announces how the eighty-fifth day is his lucky day, and how he will finally catch a fish. The premise of the story is the purity and goodness and bravery of Santiago, the Cuban Fisherman in Ernest Hemingway's Pulitzer Prize winning short novel, The Old Man and the Sea. Hemingway also received the Nobel Prize for Literature for his work. The purpose of this paper is to show some methods of writing that Hemingway used to ch ...
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  • Ernest Hemingway Lived His Life To The Fullest He Experienced More Than Any Other Man Since Not Many People Traveled As Much - 1,024 words
    Ernest Hemingway lived his life to the fullest. He experienced more than any other man. Since not many people traveled as much as Ernest, Ernest shared his experiences in books. In The Snows of Kilimanjaro, Hills like White Elephants, and In Another Country, Ernest Hemingway uses a great deal of dialogue to help the reader identify with the characters in the story to show the reader how he perceives the situation of his experiences. In Ernest Hemingways short story, In Another Country, a man is shocked by reality when he hurt his leg in World War I. This short story is primarily described with dialogue between the wounded man and other injured patience in the hospital. The short story takes ...
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  • Ernest Hemingway Lived His Life To The Fullest He Experienced More Than Any Other Man Since Not Many People Traveled As Much - 1,018 words
    ... with women. According to his first wife, Hadley Hemingway, Ernest is described as "having an instinctive habit of putting his own needs ahead of hers" (Kert 152). "[Hemingway] wanted the women in his life to. . . put him first, all the time, ahead of anything else" (Kert 389). That basically means Ernests interest in women was limited to their ability to serve his best interests. In the story, Ernest portrays the couple in a relationship in which the male has been dominant over his female counterpart at a moment when the future of that dominance seems in doubt. Ernests use of the word "girl" in contrast to "man" when referring to these individual characters demonstrates this thought. Af ...
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  • Ernest Hemingway Stories About Men - 1,099 words
    Ernest Hemingway Stories About Men All people of this world are different in some way or another. This is a fact. No two people are alike, nor do any beings on this earth contain the same exact physical features, but in this, personality traits are shared. Many desire to succeed, to encounter love and emotion, and feed their cravings of hunger, sex, and dignity. That is why man is man. No matter how demeaning or wounded they may be, man craves to come out as the winner. In the A Clean, Well-Lighted Place, A Days Wait, and In Another Country, the author Ernest Hemingway illustrates his characters with troubles of mental and physical behaviors. In parallel, all these characters share one unive ...
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  • Ernest Hemingway The Man And His Work - 1,238 words
    Ernest Hemingway - The Man And His Work Ernest Hemingway - The Man and His Work On July 2, 1961, a writer whom many critics call the greatest writer of this century, a man who had a zest for adventure, a winner of the Nobel Prize and the Pulitzer Prize, a man who held esteem everywhere - on that July day, that man put a shotgun to his head and killed himself. That man was Ernest Hemingway. Though he chose to end his life, his heart and soul lives on through his many books and short stories. Hemingway's work is his voice on how he viewed society, specifically American society and the values it held. No other author of this century has had such a general and lasting influence on the generation ...
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  • Ernest Hemingway The Man And His Work - 1,182 words
    ... A key to understanding Hemingway can be found in the characters of his heroes and in their beliefs. The leading character appears in various roles in the many novels and short stories, although he is always the same type. Whether an ordinary soldier, smuggler or gambler, black man or journalist - he is a man scarred by experience. He has always been seriously wounded physically or mentally, either during war, in the sports ring, during his childhood or in the fight for existence. At some time or another something terrible has happened to him, and the memory constantly haunts him. However strong and tough he seems, he is centrally a sick man. He must prove himself to himself: his strength ...
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  • Farewell To Arms By Ernest Hemingway - 1,400 words
    ... oward the end, Ernest started to travel again, but almost the way that someone does who knows that he will soon die. He suddenly started becoming paranoid and to forget things. He became obsessed with sin; his upbringing was showing, but still was inconsistent in his behavior. He never got over feeling like a bad person, as his father, mother and grandfather had taught him. In the last year of his life, he lived inside of his dreams, similar to his mother, who he hated with all his heart. He was suicidal and had electric shock treatments for his depression and strange behavior. On a Sunday morning, July 2, 1961, Ernest Miller Hemingway killed himself with a shotgun. Ernest Hemingway take ...
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  • For Whom The Bell Tolls By Ernest Hemingway 1899 1961 - 1,739 words
    For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961) For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961) Type of Work: Romantic war novel Setting Spain; 1937 Principal Characters Robert Jordan, an American fighting with Spanish Loyalists Maria, Jordan's lover Anselmo, Jordan's elderly guerilla guide Pablo, a drunken guerilla leader Pilar, Pablo's strong and commanding wife El Sordo, another guerilla leader Rafael, a gypsy member of Pablo's band Story Overveiw Robert Jordan, the young American, could think of nothing but the bridge as he and his seasoned guide Anselmo hiked through the mountains behind Fascist lines. Golz, one of many Russians also working for the Loyalist forces i ...
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  • Hills Like White Elephants By Ernest Hemingway - 1,067 words
    Hills Like White Elephants By Ernest Hemingway Hills Like White Elephants Hills Like White Elephants, is a short story, written by author Ernest Hemingway. It is a story about a man and a woman waiting at a train station talking about an issue that they never name. I believe this issue is abortion. In this paper I will prove that the girl in the story, who's name is Jig, finally decides to go ahead and have the baby even though the man, who does not have a name, wants her to have an abortion. It is the end of the story that makes me think this. First of all I will prove that it is an abortion that this couple is discussing. The man says that it is an operation, and an abortion is an operatio ...
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  • The Old Man And The Sea By Ernest Hemingway 1899 1961 - 1,859 words
    The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961) The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961) Type of Work: Symbolic drama Setting North Coast of Cuba; early twentieth century Principal Characters Santiago, an old, weathered fisherman Manolin , a boy, Santiago's young fishing companion The Marlin, a gigantic fish Story Overveiw Eighty-four days had passed since Santiago, the old fisherman, had caught a fish, and he was forced to suffer not only the ridicule of younger fishermen, but near-starvation as well. Moreover, Santiago had lost his young companion, a boy named Manolin, whose father had ordered him to leave Santiago in order to work with more successful seamen. Bu ...
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  • The Snows Of Kilimanjaro By Ernest Hemingway - 1,027 words
    The Snows Of Kilimanjaro By Ernest Hemingway A Critical Analysis of The Snows of KilimanjaroBy Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingways background influenced him to write the short story The Snows of Kilimanjaro. One important influence on the story was that Hemingway had a fear of dying without finishing a work. Hemingway confirmed this fear in many interviews. Baker, in The Slopes of Kilimanjaro, states that Hemingway could well express the feelings of Harry because they both feared death in the event that they may have unfinished a work (50). Similarly, in The Snows of Kilimanjaro Harry, the protagonist, is constantly facing death. In an effort to get his ideas and feelings expressed, Harry res ...
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  • The Snows Of Kilimanjaro By Ernest Hemingway - 977 words
    ... aps the most obvious occurrence of symbols is that of the different animals. The different types of animals represent both the type of person Harry wishes to be, and the type of person he actually is. First is the leopard, it represents all that he has not accomplished. The leopard, being the fastest land animal has mastered his surroundings and accomplished greatness. Harrys quest for excellence in his writing is shown throughout the story, this is directly correrlery to the great skill and dominance of the leopard of his kingdom. Harry strives to be like the leopard and accomplish greatness, but because of his blaming of others, he falls short. He is more comparable to that of the hyen ...
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  • A Call To Arms Style And Tone - 525 words
    A Call to Arms - Style and Tone A Call to Arms - Style and Tone "After a while I went out and left the hospital and walked back to the hotel in the rain" (332). This last line of the novel gives an understanding of Ernest Hemingway's style and tone. The overall tone of the book is much different than that of The Sun Also Rises. The characters in the book are propelled by outside forces, in this case WWI, where the characters in The Sun Also Rises seemed to have no direction. Frederick's actions are determined by his position until he deserts the army. Floating down the river with barely a hold on a piece of wood his life, he abandons everything except Catherine and lets the river take him to ...
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  • A Comparison Of Biographic Features In The Sun Also Rises And The Great Gatsby - 1,226 words
    A Comparison Of Biographic Features In The Sun Also Rises And The Great Gatsby Trevor Bender Mrs. Watkins AP Lit. and Comp April 12th, 2001 The writers F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway included biographical information in their novels The Great Gatsby and The Sun Also Rises that illuminated the meaning of the work. Although The Sun Also Rises is more closely related to actual events in Hemingway's life than The Great Gatsby was to events in Fitzgerald's life, they both take the same approach. They both make use of non-judgemental narrators to comment on the lost generation. This narrator allows Fitzgerlald and Hemingway to write about their own society. Fitzgerlald comments on the ja ...
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  • A Comparison Of Biographic Features In The Sun Also Rises And The Great Gatsby - 1,268 words
    ... doesn't.1) Gatsby is gullible for beliving Daisy when she tells him she loved him, when it is clear to both the reader and nick that her only concern is money and wealth. When she tells him that she loved Tom too, the words seemed to bite physically into Gatsby.2) This shows the romantic idealized views of Gatsby. Hemingway and The Sun Also Rises Like Fitzgerald's, The Great Gatsby, The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway contains autobiographical features that illuminate the work and add to the meaning of the novel. However, the plot behind The Sun Also Rises is more exactly based on actual events in Hemingway's life than The Great Gatsby was to Fitzgerald's life. Indeed, the entire plot ...
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