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A Clean Well-Lighted Place, by Ernest Hemingway - Ernest Hemingway’s short story, A Clean Well Lighted Place, created literary controversy when it was initially published in 1933. During this time, there were several literary critics concerned with the dialogue inconsistencies. In the original story, the reader would not be able to distinguish between the two waiters. Hemingway failure to identify the characters by name leaves the story flawed according to the literary critics. Hemingway does not go into the mind of any characters but chooses to describe events from a distance....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway]
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The Lost Generation Exposed in The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway - Following World War I and the strife it brought to American culture, seemingly good times were felt by all in the roaring twenties; however, the reality is expressed through the negative happenings of the “Lost Generation.” Published in 1926, Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises acts as an allegory of the time, explaining the situations of American and foreign young adults of the “Lost Generation." The journey of Robert Cohn, Lady Bret Ashley and Jake Barnes and their experience abroad in France is one of false relationships, the disparaging actions of women and the insecurity of men; moreover, the major issues of the time compile to form what people living in the 1920’s and histori...   [tags: Ernest Hemingway]
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Every Soul Shall Taste Death: Analysis of Ernest Hemingway Stories - Every Soul Shall Taste Death Two people die every second on average in the world. Death is a major theme in human lives; it appears in many different forms. People might see the death of a famous person in the news; a family member could die, getting a bad report card making parents want to “kill” you. It’s around even if it’s unnoticeable. Humans love to read about death and tragedies; many authors’ ideas for books now revolve around the theme of death. One such author by the name of Ernest Hemingway loves to use the theme of death....   [tags: The Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway ] 623 words
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The Life of Ernest Miller Hemingway - The Life of Ernest Miller Hemingway      There were several writers in the twentieth century, and among them was Ernest Miller Hemingway. Hemingway had a interesting, but strange life. By analyzing and exploring the literature and biographies of Ernest Hemingway, one will be able to understand the life of Ernest Hemingway and see the major contributions he had to literature.      He was born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. Hemingway was born in the Hemingway family home, which was built by his grandfather Ernest Hall....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway Writers Essays] 3837 words
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Ernest Hemingway and the African Safari - Hemingway’s Obsession with the African Safari In 1953, Ernest Hemingway and his wife, Mary, accompanied by photographer Earl Theisen, traveled to Kenya in what turned out to be the waning years of the grand African safari. Soon after, a wave of independence swept the continent, which had largely been under European domination since the end of the last century. And as people worldwide became increasingly aware of their environment and the threats to it, the notion of killing animals for sport began to be looked at in a different light....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway Essays] 626 words
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Ernest Hemingway's Lost Generation - Hemingway's Lost Generation         Before World War I and the Great Depression, the American dream consisted of the inherent optimism about the future, and a faith in individualism. However, Americans became skeptical of these beliefs and traditions. The country lost its innocence with the war, turning idealism to cynicism resulting in the questioning of the authority and tradition which had seemed to be the American bedrock (Anderson 519). The suffering of millions of Americans brought by the decade of economic depression also changed American's outlook (Phillips 213)....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway Essays]
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Ernest Hemingway's Indian Camp - Ernest Hemingway Indian Camp From a fishing trip the local doctor is summoned to an Indian village to assist a woman in labour. With him are his young son and an older male relative. Although all women helped the pregnant Indian woman, the men "moved off up the road". They want not to hear her screaming. The men are fed up with it. Maybe it is also an Indian ritual that only women are allowed to see the woman being in labour. The Indians are not interest in the childbirth. Hemingway brought a metaphor in: "dark"....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp] 842 words
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The Lost Generation by Ernest Hemingway - The Lost Generation by Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway is one of the authors named “The Lost Generation.” He could not cope with post-war America; therefore, he introduced a new type of character in writing called the code hero. He was known to focus his novels around code heroes who struggle with the mixture of their tragic faults and the surrounding environment. Traits of a typical Hemingway code hero are stimulating surroundings, self-control, self-reliance, fearlessness, and strict moral rules....   [tags: The Lost Generation Ernest Hemingway Essays] 622 words
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Postcolonialism in Ernest Hemingway's Indian Camp - Ernest Hemingway attempts to describe the interactions of white Americans and Native Americans in his short story “Indian Camp.” By closely reading this short story using a Postcolonialist approach, a deeper understanding of the colonization and treatment of the Native Americans by the white Americans can be gained. Hemingway uses an almost allegorical story as he exposes the injustices inflicted by the white oppressors through his characters. Through his characters Hemingway expresses the traits of the colonizer and the colonized....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp] 1721 words
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Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast - Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast In Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast he tells the tale of his early career and life in Paris. He tells of his meetings with famous writers, poets, and the times that they had. He spoke especially of Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, and Ezra Pound. He did have a tendency to portray them a little bit unfairly. He was a little critical of them because of the fact that he shared so much time with them. Usually when people spend lots of time with each other they begin to be annoyed by their habits....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway A Moveable Feast] 638 words
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Soldier's Home by Ernest Hemingway - Soldier’s Home by Ernest Hemingway In Soldier’s Home, Ernest Hemingway depicts Harold Krebs return home from World War I and the problems he faces when dealing with his homecoming and transition back towards a normal life. After the fighting overseas commenced, it took Krebs a year to finally leave Europe and return to his family in Oklahoma. Once home, he found it hard to talk about all he had seen in his tour of duty overseas, which should be attributed to the fact that he saw action in some of the bloodiest, most crucial battles towards the culmination of the war....   [tags: Soldier’s Home Ernest Hemingway Essays]
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Symbolism in Cat in the Rain by Ernest Hemingway - Symbolism in Cat in the Rain by Ernest Hemingway In his short story Cat in the Rain, Ernest Hemingway uses imagery and subtlety to convey to the reader that the relationship between the American couple is in crisis and is quite clearly dysfunctional. In other words, the reader has to have a symbolic reading of the images. In fact, what seems to be a simple tale of an American couple spending a rainy afternoon inside their hotel room serves as a great metaphor for their relationship....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway Cat Rain Hemingway]
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Marriage in Ernest Hemingway's Cat in the Rain - Marriage in Ernest Hemingway's Cat in the Rain In today's society, people have the assumptions that we have evolved far beyond past cultural notions and marital stereotypes. The reality to this is that we are not so superior and tend to take the easy way out in relationships. This is reflected through our atrocious divorce rate. The American wife in Ernest Hemingway's 'Cat in the Rain,' although controlled by her husband, George, is an obvious victim of marital neglect. While vacationing in Italy, the romance capital of the world, George's use of control and carelessness cause the wife to focus on a stray cat for fulfillment....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway Cat Rain Essays]
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Turning Point in Ernest Hemingway's Indian Camp - Indian Camp Ernest Hemingway's "Indian Camp" is a story in which a man looks back upon a very influential event in his childhood. The story tells of a young boy named Nick, who watches as his father aids in the birth of a young Indian child. The circumstances that arrive during this event shape the "older Nick's" perception of his father, as well as life and mortality. Nick experiences his first eye-opening experience in the lines on page sixteen which describe the screams of the woman....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp] 459 words
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Ernest Hemingway - Ernest Hemingway The writer/artist that I chose to enlighten you with has inspired many writers as well as literature majors for many years. He continues to tickle our imaginations with the legacy that he has left us with. This man was as genuine as you can get. He was loved by many. He made an impact on any life that he came across. This man is non other than, Ernest Hemingway. Hemingway was a free spirit in an unattached sense. He loved adventure, as well as the drink. He was somewhat enterprising and approached life with added enthusiasm....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway Authors Essays]
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The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber by Ernest Hemingway - The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber by Ernest Hemingway "Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive." Yet death is something that is inevitable, and for some shortcoming. In Ernest Hemingway's "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber," Francis Macomber deals with the humiliation of being a coward and the constant battle for a "little boy" to come of age. Hemingway explores the theme of death through metaphors and influential symbols, ironically portraying the struggle to live with fear and the hunt for a "happy" life....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway Short Happy Macomber] 1233 words
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Critical Analysis of the Story The Sky is Gray by Ernest Gaines - Critical Analysis of the Story The Sky is Gray by Ernest Gaines The title of the story “The Sky is Gray” by Ernest Gaines is ironic. It suggests at first the bleak mood of the story but also hints at hope in the future. Just as the clouds clear after a storm, James finds out on his trip to Bayonne that the stormy clouds that are his life are parting to let some sunshine through. Throughout the whole story, a very bleak mood is portrayed. The setting contributes to this gloominess. For example, the weather is awful....   [tags: The Sky is Gray Ernest Gaines Essays] 1131 words
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Nothingness in A Clean Well-Lighted Place by Ernest Hemingway - Nothingness in A Clean Well-Lighted Place by Ernest Hemingway Man is often plagued by the question of his own existence. Existentialism is a subjective philosophy that is centered upon the examination of man’s existence, emphasizing the liberation, responsibility, and usually the solitude of the individual. It focuses on individuals finding a reason for living within themselves. The philosophy forces man to make choices for himself, on the premise that nothing is preordained, there is no fate....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway Literature Philosophy Essays] 1366 words
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Lady Augusta Bracknell In The Importance Of Being Ernest - Lady Augusta Bracknell In The Importance of Being Ernest The most memorable character and one who has a tremendous impact on the audience is Lady Augusta Bracknell. Wilde’s audience would have identified most with her titled position and bearing. Wilde humorously makes her the tool of the conflict, and much of the satire. She serves well the plot and the theme of the play. She is the strong hand who forces the whole play to move forward with a happy ending. . Generally, Lady Bracknell is first and foremost a symbol of Victorian earnestness and the unhappiness it brings as a result....   [tags: Oscar Wilde Ipmortance of Being Ernest Character A] 1651 words
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Ernest Hemingway's Hills Like White Elephants - Ernest Hemingway's "Hills Like White Elephants"      Ernest Hemingway's short story 'Hills Like White Elephants' is a story about a couple who are having some trouble in their relationship. The main characters in the story are an American man and a girl. The whole story is mostly a dialogue between the couple. They are trying to have a fine time, but there is a tension between them and some kind of operation needs to be done. The operation can easily be done and if it's going to happen it will be done on the girl....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway Hills White Elephants Essays]
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A Lesson before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines - A Lesson before Dying, one of Ernest J. Gaines later works, was written in 1993. Some of his earlier works include A Gathering of Old Men and In My Father’s House. The novel covers a time period when blacks were still treated unfairly and looked down upon. Jefferson, a main character, has been wrongly accused of a crime and awaits his execution in jail. Grant, the story’s main protagonist must find it within himself to help Jefferson see that he is a man, which will allow him to walk bravely to his fate that lies in the execution chair....   [tags: A Lesson before Dying Ernest J. Gaines Essays] 1988 words
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Mr. Wiggins in A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines - Mr. Wiggins in A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines      In A Lesson Before Dying, Mr. Grant Wiggins' life crises were the center of the story. Although he was supposed to make Jefferson into a man, he himself became more of one as a result. Not to say that Jefferson was not in any way transformed from the "hog" he was into an actual man, but I believe this story was really written about Mr. Wiggins.       Mr. Wiggins improved as a person greatly in this book, and that helped his relationships with other people for the most part....   [tags: Lesson Before Dying Ernest Gaines Essays] 980 words
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Analysis of The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber by Ernest Hemingway - Analysis of The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber by Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway is known for producing novels and short stories with ambiguous endings. In his short story, "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber," he definitely leaves his readers guessing. The question is whether Margot kills her husband, Francis, intenionally, or if she accidentally shoots him in an effort to save his life. There are many points that could be argued for both conclusions, but my observations have led me to believe that Margot did indeed shoot her husband intentionally, however, without pre-meditation....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway Short Stories Essays] 917 words
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Patterns of Life in Ernest Hemingway’s A Soldier’s Home - Patterns of Life in Ernest Hemingway’s “A Soldier’s Home” Is there a pattern for life. Maybe not, but in Ernest Hemingway’s short story “A Soldier’s Home”, the main character Harold Krebs finds that he needs to live his life through a series of patterns. In this story, the series of patterns associated to Krebs results in an explanation of his character’s desire for an uncomplicated life. The series of patterns can be found through Krebs’s involvement in college, the Marines, and even in his personal relationships....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway A Soldier’s Home] 814 words
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Nick’s Psychological Development in Ernest Hemingway’s "In Our Time" - Nick’s Psychological Development in Ernest Hemingway’s "In Our Time"      In Hemingway’s collection of short stories, In Our Time, we follow a character by the name of Nick Adams. We are introduced to Nick in “Indian Camp” as a young boy, and follow him to adulthood in both Parts I and II of “Big Two-Hearted River”. Through this we see Nick develop and learn about some major facts of life. Nick is a character who changes through the effects of war on many different levels. Although Hemingway hardly mentions the war, he uses the stories to express different effects and emotions caused by the war....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway Our Time Essays] 1546 words
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Infectious Death Through Lack of Living in The Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway - Infectious Death Through Lack of Living in The Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway The short story “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” by Ernest Hemingway gives a look into the life of a man facing death in the African savannah as a result of an infection. Exotic locales and predominate dialogue are common in Hemingway’s writings and are evident in “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” as well. “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” by Ernest Hemingway portrays the theme of death by use of specific narration, the protagonist’s, Harry’s, attitude, and symbolism....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway Death Africa Women Essays] 1143 words
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The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway - The epigraph to "The Sun Also Rises'; contains a quote from Gertrude Stein, saying: "You are all a lost generation';. This proclamation is juxtaposed with the passage from the beginning of the Book of Ecclesiastes: "One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever';. The message of the former quote clearly conveys that the WW1 generation, of which Jake Barns, Robert Cohn, Brett Ashley and Mike Campbell are the representatives, is forever deprived of moral, emotional, spiritual and physical values....   [tags: Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway Essays]
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Questions and Answers on Ernest Rutherford - ... Ernest did a lot of work before he discovered the atomic theoryanx made a big name for himself. Ernest went to England in 1907 to become Langworthy Professor of Physics in the University of Manchester. In 1919 he accepted an invitation to succeed Sir Joseph Thomson as Cavendish Professor of Physics at Cambridge. He also became Chairman of the Advisory Council, H.M. Government, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research He became the Professor of Natural Philosophy, Royal Institution, London; and the director of the Royal Society Mond Laboratory, Cambridge....   [tags: nuclear physics, radio active materials] 683 words
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The Life of Ernest Hemingway - ... Hunting and fishing ended up staying with Ernest for the rest of his life and it remained his favorite past time even when he was in old age (shmoop.com). Following Hemingway’s odd childhood, he went on to high school. Ernest attended River Forest High School. In high school Ernest enjoyed playing football and boxing. As a student ernest showed a strong passing for writing, and it was evident that he was good at it. “He wrote for his school’s newspaper, Trapeze, and Tabula the school’s yearbook”-shmoop.com....   [tags: notorious American authors] 1395 words
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The Life of Ernest Hemingway - “Sometimes when I was starting a new story and I could not get it going, I would stand and look out over the roofs of Paris and think, ‘Do not worry. You have always written before and you will write now. All you have to do is write on true sentence. Write the truest sentence you know” (shmoop.com). Ernest Hemingway was an honest and noble man. His life was highlighted by his successful writing career that brought him fame, fortune, but ultimately loneliness. Ernest Hemingway fell into a hole of drinking and depression (lib.utexas.edu)....   [tags: odd childhood, fishing, traumatic experience] 833 words
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Ernesto Guevara de Serna - Ernesto Guevara de Serna Ernesto Guevara de Serna was born in Argentina in 1928 into a fairly privileged family. He developed serious asthma at the age of two, which would plague him throughout his life. He was home-schooled by his mother, Celia de la Serna. It was these early years when he became an eager reader of Marx, Engels, and Freud which all were all part of his father's library. He went to secondary school in 1941, the Colegio Nacional Dean Funes, Cordoba, where he excelled in literature and sports....   [tags: Ernest Che Guevara Biographies Essays] 1109 words
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Creative Writing: Ernest and The Sargeant - The afternoon sun shined down Ernest's back as he stood on his toes to get a look over the trench wall. All of the men had been warned not to look over, despite the natural inclination to do so. Even when there was no attack at the moment, a random sniper shot could bring death to a soldier on his first day of service. “Johnson!” Ernest quickly lowered back down into the trench. He turned to the sergeant behind him. “Do you want to get killed Private?” The sergeant barked. “No sir!” Ernest hastily replied....   [tags: trench, the soldier] 1683 words
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The Life and Works of Ernest Hemingway - Ernest Miller Hemingway was born into the hand of his father, who was a physician, July 21 1899 in Oak Park Illinois. His father, Dr. Clarence Hemingway had a great interest in literature and history as well as outdoor activities such as fishing and hunting. The second of six children Ernest greatly partook in the activities and interests of his father. His mother,Hemingway was the daughter of an english immigrant. She was more the domineering type who wanted a daughter, instead of a son, and continuously dressed Ernest up as a girl and called him Ernestine....   [tags: biography, in our time]
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Taking a Look at Ernest Hemingway - ... In reality, Mr. Hemingway’s nurse was named Agnes von Kurowsky who had accepted his marriage proposal, but instead, left him for another man before the marriage took place (The Biography Channel). Ernest Hemingway had a certain way about him when it came to women. He would marry, then fall in love with another usually younger woman, hence his four failed marriages (The Biography Channel). He and his first wife Hadley, moved to Paris to continue his writing career while working on the Toronto Star (The European Graduate School)....   [tags: Nobel prize winner and American author] 1179 words
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The Life and Work of Ernest Hemmingway - The Life and Work of Ernest Hemmingway Author: Hemmingway, Ernest Works to be analyzed: “Hills Like White Elephants”, “The Sun Also Rises” Ernest Miller Hemmingway was born on July 21, 1899 in what is now called Oak Park, Illinois. According to an article written by John Walsh in The Independent News Paper, Hemmingway’s parents were physically and mentally abusive to him stating that his father, “Clarence Hemingway was a barrel-chested, six-foot bully, a disciplinarian who beat his son with a razor strop” and his mother was controlling and mentally abusive by often dressing him like a girl, “She referred to him, in his cute lacy dress, as "Dutch dolly"....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway - Ernest Hemingway was a man whose writing could be summed up as minimalistic and dynamic. While his stories at first glance seem simple, they are deceptively so. He wrote sharp, deliberate dialogue with exact descriptions of places and things. A postmodernist icon, Hemingway broke chronology in his stories and nudged towards the idea of multiple truths. In his story, "In Another Country" he uses both of these postmodern techniques. By effectively using fewer words than his contemporaries to deliver works that resonated stronger with his audience, Ernest Hemmingway earned his place as one of the great postmodernists of the twentieth century....   [tags: biography, hunting, sports, writings] 563 words
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The Life and Work of Ernest Rughterford - ... As a child, Ernest, whose family called him “Ern,” spent all of his time on his family farm doing chores. Weekends were spent swimming in the river with his brothers. Bath-night was Saturday; water was pulled from the well and heated outside in the warm sun. Sundays was the family music time. At school Ern was quiet and weak – he was nicknamed ‘Dopey’. The Rutherford family moved to Havelock in 1883. Ern attended Havelock School, this time with the nickname ‘Windy’. Tragedy hit the family in their first winter in Havelock with baby Percy falling person to whooping cough, and then three years later Erns’ brothers Charles (10) and Herbert (12) were drowned in a boating tragedy .In 1887 he...   [tags: magnetization of iron, science, authro] 1315 words
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The Life of Ernest Hemingway - The making of an author stems from their upbringing or a life altering event that happened in their lives. With most modernist authors, the first World War had changed their mentality as well as the way they wrote their works. Ernest Hemingway was a writer from the Modernist period whose impact comes from the feelings and thoughts he has evoked within his readers and effectively conveyed his consciousness through his works. Hemingway and other Modernists have changed how people view the world and what they bring into it....   [tags: The encrypted diary,modernist period, author]
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A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway - Ernest Hemingway defined a hero as, “A man who lives correctly, following the ideals of honor, courage and endurance in a world that is sometimes chaotic, often stressful, and always painful.” It is blatantly apparent that Henry, the protagonist of A Farewell to Arms, did not exemplify any of these traits at all in the beginning of the novel. However, as the book progressed, Henry gradually learned how to be a “Hemingway Hero”, and he eventually progressed to the point where he completely embodied all that is expected of such....   [tags: Attributes of a Hero] 1025 words
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The Life of Ernest Hemingway - ... In the hospital Hemingway met nurse Agnes von Kurowsky who he quickly fell in love with. The relationship was short lived and its devastating end provided inspiration for one his most famous works, A Farewell to Arms. After Italy, Hemingway moved to Toronto and became a journalist for the Toronto Star. While working for the star he traveled to Chicago, where he met Hadley Richardson, who would become his first wife. The couple married on September 3, 1921 and moved to Paris where Hemingway became a foreign correspondent for The Star....   [tags: notorious American writers]
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In Another Country by Ernest Hemingway - ... It was first developed by Ernest Hemingway during his journalistic era to make his articles to the point; however, it was only significantly used when he began writing fiction. Then he then noticed that this new method was beneficial to his style of writing and kept his writing skills sharp. This movement revolutionized his time because it opposed the well known, 19th century style of verbose, which used more words than are needed. It gained its name as a metaphor to an iceberg, where the tip is only visible and massive body is unseen underwater....   [tags: writing style, story analysis] 646 words
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A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway - A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway discusses the theme of hunger throughout A moveable feast by exploring and describing the different types of hunger that he felt. He aims to explore this theme in the passage where he strolls with Hadley, and they stop to eat at the restaurant Michaud’s. Through repetition and use of unconventional detail and word choice, Hemingway shows that he has more than one type of hunger, and needs to differentiate between them. Hemingway strives to tell that hunger is a feeling that is deep within someone, that changes depending on the situation and varies in intensity and meaning....   [tags: Moveable Feast Hemingway] 1453 words
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Creativity in the Classroom by Ernest Boyer - The American system of education is considered to be one of the most progressive in the world. One of the surveys on attitudes toward teaching around the world found that the United States is unique in its strong emphasis on "good teaching." My experience at State College has helped me to understand better how this system works, and what methods and techniques American teachers use to motivate their students for creative and active learning. However, I can also see that this system doesn’t work perfectly in every classroom....   [tags: eduaction, teaching] 1751 words
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Ernest Hemingway and the Art of Stoicism - Stoicism is not just another Greek philosophy – it is a way of life. Common belief characterizes a Stoic as lacking emotion. Stoic reasoning behind a lack of emotion, or indifference, is to prevent passion from blinding rational judgment. Indifference is not the sole identifier of a Stoic; other characteristics include moderation and virtue. Stoicism teaches that happiness can only be obtained through virtue. To achieve indifference and virtue, certain sacrifices need to be made, which is where moderation comes into play....   [tags: Moderation, Indifference, Virtue] 862 words
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A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway - In the Novel “A Farewell To Arms,” the author Ernest Hemingway creates a passionate and romantic love relationship between Lt Henry and Catherine. This love relationship, which is birth in the middle of the most gruesome and violent war that history has ever come to know. World War one, is said to account for one of the largest death tolls in American history wars in. When reading the novel, the author sets the setting in a beautiful place that has mountains, valleys, and flower plants growths....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Use of Realism]
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The Life and Works of Ernest Hemingway - Ernest Hemingway was born in 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. He was raised by his parents Clarence and Grace Hemingway in the suburbs of Chicago. While attending high school, Hemingway helped maintain the school newspaper. After graduating, he began his writing career by working for the Kansas City Star at the young age of seventeen. Hemingway once said, “On the Star, you were required to learn to write a simple declarative sentence. This is very useful to anyone.” Hemingway’s time at the Star certainly helped his prose style of writing....   [tags: writing, awards, beliefs] 1796 words
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The Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway - ... Some would argue that he is coping with his impeding death by lashing out at his wife. However, due to his lack of love for her, it can also be believed that this is how he typically treats her. Some examples of his abuse include comments such as “You’re such a bloody fool” (Page 827, Par. 9) and “No [I don’t love you]. I don’t think so. I never have” (Page 828, Par. 13). He continuously belittles her and plays mind games to hurt her even deeper. An example of this is close to the beginning of the story....   [tags: harry, gangrene, punishment] 836 words
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Biography of Ernest Miller Hemingway - Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21st, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. His father's occupation was a doctor, or otherwise known as a general practitioner. His mom, who was greatly religious, was a music teacher. Ernest always hated his first name. He tended to associate it with the character in Oscar Wilde’s play, The Importance of Being Earnest. Due to his indifferent attitude towards his real name, he “created a string of nicknames for himself”(Hayes). The nicknames he created, often matched his successive identity....   [tags: great depression, occupation] 978 words
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A Soldier's Home by Ernest Hemingway - A “Soldier’s Home” by Ernest Hemmingway is an intriguing story about a man by the name of Krebs who enlists in the Marine Corps during his attendance at a Methodist college in Kansas. After serving for two years at the Rhine, he returned with the second division in 1919 but Krebs wasn’t in the same state of mind as before he left. The reason why Krebs was so distraught when he returned home was not because of the fact that no one wanted to listen to his war stories but because him and other soldiers were without any real benefits such as medical, education, extra remuneration, or anything to help him get back into the real world....   [tags: marine corps, war, college education]
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In Our Time by Ernest Hemingway - ... Tyler's statement directly relates Nick because during the argument Nick and Marjorie had Nick seemed as if he could care less about her feelings. Marjorie states "isn't love any fun?" (Hemingway 34) where as Nick replies "no" (Hemingway 35). Nick response shows the reader how he doesn't seem to care about Marjorie and his relationship which further shows how Hemingway relates Nick's relationships pre World War One. Continuing on with the book the reader persistently continues to learns about Nick and Marjorie relationship in the story "The Three Day - Blow." Hemingway stated "All he knew was that he had once had Marjorie and that he had lost her....   [tags: story and character analysis] 763 words
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The Works of Ernest Hemingway - Enter an unfamiliar world of barren solitude, aggressive predators, minimal resources and the fight for your life. Few people have experienced such situations; and those that do return with a new outlook on life. Some attribute their revelations to their physical endurance while others say their emotional fortitude allowed them to persevere. Similar to the emotional changes brought on by trauma, personality characteristics define a person behaviors and beliefs. Hemingway shows Santiago as a non-Christ figure to convey the value of emotional control, struggles of self-value and usefulness of elders in society....   [tags: Fortitude in Solitude] 987 words
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The Life of Ernest Hemingway - Ernest Hemingway “But man is not made for defeat," he said. "A man can be destroyed but not defeated.” (Hemingway, 29). This is one of the lines that Ernest Hemingway uses in one of his books, titled, “The Old Man and The Sea.” It was published in 1952, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize the following year. The story of an old fisherman's journey, his long and lonely struggle with a fish and the sea, was considered to be the most popular of all his works. Fortunately for this well-known author, he has many more books, novels and short stories that his readers enjoy....   [tags: literature, wives, Nobel prize]
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Ernest Hemningway as a Paradox - This sentence is a lie. Is the statement a lie because it states that it is. Or is the sentence true because it is lying about it being a lie. Is there even a correct interpretation of this sentence. This sentence is a paradox. A paradox is an expression or situation that contradicts itself without a defined answer or opinion. Many great writers like to use paradoxes because the reader thinks more about the text. One of the greatest writers of all time; Ernest Hemingway loves to use this in his works....   [tags: Traits, Irony, Life Events] 799 words
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Ernest Hemingway: A Brief Biography - Ernest Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois in 1899. He was a writer who started his career with a newspaper office in Kansas City when he was seventeen. When the United States got involved in the First World War, Hemingway joined with a volunteer ambulance unit in the Italian army. During his service, he was wounded, and was decorated by the Italian Government. Upon his return to the United States, he was employed by Canadian and American newspapers as a reporter, and sent back to Europe to cover the Greek Revolution....   [tags: famous American writers]
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Henry Ford and Ernest Oppenheimer - ... Later on the Quadricycle attracted investors and with this backing Henry Ford he started his first automobile company, the Detroit Automobile Company in 1899, but unfortunately this business venture didn’t last as did the second. 1.4. The Ford Motor Company After two failed attempts at starting his own company he wanted to revive his fortunes. He was so desperate he starting building and driving racing cars. The success of these cars brought more financial support and in 1903 Henry Ford started the Ford Motor Company his third automotive venture (showing perseverance another very important entrepreneurial characteristic)....   [tags: automobile industry, south africa] 1363 words
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Biography of Ernest Hemingway - ... Also the club showed how war was made from humans, not nature. That humans should be feared and nature to be loved, these ideas of people not being perfect are shown in his books and stories. When Ernest Hemingway was in school it was already noticed of how much of reading and writing he had an interest in. He would read from different varieties of writing leading to him writing in the school newspaper. When Hemingway graduated from high school in 1917 he has thought about fighting in world war I or becoming a reporter for the Kansas City Star which was one of the largest newspapers in the country at the time....   [tags: novels, nobel prize, christianity] 781 words
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The Evolution of Ernest Hemingway - ... This just so happens to be a coincidence of some sorts. I cannot come to the conclusion that Hemmingway was modeling his writing from that of another author, even though he still hadn’t perfected the “structural simplicity and crystalline clarity” (158) he is so well known for. I think the ambiguity and vagueness is accidental, and I believe he intentionally meant to be confusing.The confusion Hemmingway leaves us in could be tied to the way he felt while he himself was serving in the First World War Hemingway may have used his work to explain how Krebs is more or less a representation of himself and the ambiguity he felt as a soldier....   [tags: iceberg effect, writing style]
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The Battler by Ernest Hemingway - ... The strong, unassuming black man then goes on to explain why Ad is like the way he is, crazy and unpredictable in a way that is threatening to others. He also goes on about how after Ad left the ring, he got himself into some trouble on the streets, fighting whenever and wherever he found an opportunity, landing himself a cell in the local jail where he met Bugs who was in for “cuttin’ a man”. He also stated that once he got out of jail, he looked up Ad and set out to find him, eventually teaming up and going wherever they wanted with the money that Ad accrued during his time in the ring....   [tags: nick adams, imagery, symbolism] 674 words
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Biography of Ernest Hemingway - ... When the day finally came when he thought he had lost all his talent, he killed himself. Hemingway wanted to live his life like the characters he wrote about and decided to end his life before he become engulfed in failure or defeat (amsaw.org, 5). Hemingway had a very rough love life, often ending in divorce and heartbreak. His first heartbreak came during World War 1 when he fell in love with an English nurse who ended up leaving him for another man. Hemingway wrote about his pain in his book, A Farewell to Arms....   [tags: iceberg theory, the killers, lifestyle]
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Ernest Hemingway - Americans were reading books before the first printing press was even invented. As people were reading, writers were forming. Ernest Hemingway was a man with a unique imagination, which was obsessed with violence, but with that and his fascination for the act of courage in a dangerous situation, it served as a basis for his most memorable books. Ernest Hemingway led a riveting life from birth to death. It had many ups and downs but his experiences are what made him the great author he became known to be....   [tags: imagination, American writers, violence, courage]
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Ernest Hemingway's Obsession for Violence and Death - ... For example, he met F. Scotts Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, Pablo Picasso, and James Joyce. (Meyers, 389) In 1923, Ernest and Hadley Hemingway had a son. His name was John Hadley Nicanor Hemingway. In 1925, Ernest and Hadley Hemingway joined a group of ex-patriots that were a mixture of British people and American people. This group of ex-patriots allowed Ernest and Hadley Hemingway to travel with them to the famous Festival of San Fermin in Pamplona, Spain. They actually visited this famous festival rather frequently....   [tags: war, memories, depression] 2024 words
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Ernest Hemingway - Noble Prize Winner Ernest Hemingway lived a troubled life. Several marriages, various faiths, and ultimately a losing fight with depression. However Hemingway left a profound impact on American Literature in both style and theme. Born July 21st in 1988 in Illinois, Hemingway came from a middle class family. He grew up in a Christian family, and later converted to Catholicism marrying his second wife (Nobel Prize). Serving as both a soldier and a journalist in several wars Hemingway lived a full life....   [tags: Biography, Hemingway]
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Ernest Hemmingway - “They only want to kill when they’re alone. Of course, if you went in there you’d probably detach one of them from the herd, and he’d be dangerous (Hemingway).” This quote from Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises helped light the way for many new authors. Hemingway devolved a unique writing style that left mysteries readers had to solve on their own. Hemingway is best known for his signature writing, the Iceberg Theory. Hemingway deserves to be in the literary canon because he is a master of diction, his stories are unique and original, and he developed a writing style that many authors still use today.Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois....   [tags: writer, masculinity, adventure] 1131 words
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An Inspiration to Young Writers: Ernest Hemingway - ... Lionel Trilling, a professor and critic at Columbia, speaks for himself and many other critiquing-writers, such as Jack Frost and Archibald MacLeish, when he says, “His place in American literature is secure and pre-eminent. There is no one in the whole range of literature of the modern world who has a better claim than he to be acknowledged as a master, but it is in his short stories rather than in his novels that his genius most truly and surely showed itself”(Authors and Critics Appraise Works)....   [tags: influential American writers] 1994 words
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Torrents of Spring bu Ernest Hemingway - Ernest Hemingway was one of the most well known writers of his generation. Through his experiences and his internal struggles, he formed characters and stories that are still well known today. Through these characters and stories, he changed literature forever. Ernest Hemingway, a hero through life and literature, has influenced the world with his writing for generations and will continue to influence the generations to come. Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. His parents were Clarence Edmonds Hemingway and Grace Hall Hemingway, neither of which were writers like their son....   [tags: short stories, non fiction books]
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Ernest Hemingway: A Life that Led to Naturalism - Writers of literature such as Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) often exemplify philosophical ideas through their works. Hemingway was a critically acclaimed American author who wrote short stories and multiple renowned novels. His self described “ice-berg” method of writing allowed his literature to appear straightforward on the surface, while still providing an extensive depth of connotative meaning underneath his seemingly simple style (Oliver 322). A few of Hemingway’s most popular works center around the theme of an inescapable cycle of life, as well as the harsh reality of the world....   [tags: literature, philosophical ideas] 1466 words
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Ernest Hemingway, the Writer of Lost Generation - ... “Working in Italy, bringing chocolates and cigarettes for the soldiers, he got a severe wound from mortar fire. In spite of his injury, he helped out an Italian soldier, carrying the men to a safe haven. As an outcome, he received the Italian Silver Medal of Bravery and needed to stay at the hospital for six months” (Wikipedia). Hemingway, recovering from his physical wounds and mental trauma from the war, rested and spent his time in the United States (American Writers). After spending his considerable time in United States, he started to work as a foreign correspondent for The Toronto Star at France (Funk& Wagnalls)....   [tags: biography, american literature]
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The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway - ... Alcohol provides them with an escape from the problems they face in the post-war society. For example, Jake explains the effect: “There was much wine, an ignored tension, and a feeling of things coming that you could not prevent happening. Under the wine I lost the disgusted feeling and was happy. It seemed they were all nice people” (135). The wine provided a much-needed relief from the stress Jake and the face; drinking temporarily worked to avoid their responsibilities. Brett describes being drunk as being “blind” which can be literally and metaphorically interpreted because she loses her power of speech and her sight (Newlin 9)....   [tags: the Lost Generation, story analysis]
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The Hero in A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway - Ernest Hemingway defined a hero as, “A man who lives correctly, following the ideals of honor, courage and endurance in a world that is sometimes chaotic, often stressful, and always painful.” It is blatantly apparent that Henry, the protagonist of A Farewell to Arms, did not exemplify any of these traits at all in the beginning of the novel. However, as the book progressed, Henry gradually learned how to be a “Hemingway Hero”, and he eventually progressed to the point where he completely embodied all that is expected of such....   [tags: Hemingway Hero]
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Ernest Hemingway's Experiences - ... "If he is to lose everything, he should not place himself in a position to lose that. He should not place himself in a position to lose. He should find things he cannot lose."” (Hemingway, “In Another Country.") Hemingway uses the major to basically state what he wants to say, which is to not get married and/or fall in love. He made the mistake of doing this and paid the price. Hemingway also uses another short story titled A Farewell to Arms to help portray his self. He creates himself as the character named “Frederic Henry” who falls in love with a nurse named “Catherine Barkley” who is meant to portray Agnes....   [tags: Soldier's Home, In Another Country]
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Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea" - ... Another symbol Hemingway uses to illustrate struggle is the old man’s stream of consciousness. During his fight with the marlin, the old man has an eye-opener. “But he seems calm, he thought, and following his plan. But what is his plan, he thought. And what is mine. Mine I must improvise to his because of his great size. If he will jump I can kill him. But he stays down forever. Then I will stay down with him forever” (Hemingway 60).This quote does a very good job of summing up one of the main ideas of The Old Man and the Sea....   [tags: research paper, literary analysis]
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Figurative Language and William Ernest Henley - Although William Ernest Henley (1849-1903) was affected by tuberculosis at an early age, he led an active life. He has published various volumes of books and poems that reflect the pain as a tuberculosis patient during his stays at the infirmary for several years. He was able to survive for 30 years and worked as an editor, critic and poet. During Henley’s adult life, he often received criticism from others who don’t understand his perspective of poem, drama and so on. One of his famous poems that were well-known by everyone was called, “Invictus.” In the poem “Invictus”, it sends out a powerful message to the audiences with the help from figurative language....   [tags: biography, tuberculosis, challenges]
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What makes Ernest Gaines Unique? - What makes Ernest Gaines Unique. Every good author has certain characteristics about their writing that makes them unique and special. Ernest Gaines, the writer of A Lesson before Dying, is no exception. His writing is the prime example of an author using certain techniques to make his writing stand out above all others. Ernest Gaines has been noticed for the absence of melodrama, the avoidance of the propagandistic, and the broad and generous humanity brought on by the words of his works. First off, when Gaines work is criticized for a lack of melodrama what it means is that, Gaines doesn’t use heightened emotion to portray that feeling in a scene....   [tags: Literature Analysis] 544 words
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The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway - ... He makes careful preparation for each outing on his boat and is away prepared when he makes a catch. He is tune with natural environment, watching the weather, the currents birds, and fish to help him know the beat spot for fishing. He wisely drops his bait at different depths, hoping to land catch with variety. During his career, Santiago has caught many trophy fish. Some of them were weighing over one thousand pounds. Before the giant marlin however, he has always had someone on the boat to help him to keep his company but this was fist time going out alone in a long time....   [tags: story analysis] 980 words
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The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway - ... Jacob Barnes says about the woman, Brett, that she “was damned good-looking” (The Sun also Rises, 22). Although this small description is short and positive, which follows the Kansas City Stars’ guidelines, Hemingway uses many more nouns and verbs rather than using adjectives and adverbs to describe something. Directly following the first description, Hemingway gives the reader another description of Brett, this time he uses a description that is linked with action verbs, “She wore a slipover jersey sweater and a tweed skirt, and her hair was brushed back like a boy's....   [tags: irony, critics, world war I] 1725 words
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Ernest Hemingway's Stories - Compare and Contrast Ernest Hemingway was one of the most influential American writers of his time. He used a plain, yet a forceful choice of style characterized by simple sentences and few adjectives or adverbs. He wrote vague, accurate dialogue and exact descriptions of places and things. Hemingway’s style has been widely used amongst other writers. Hemingway became not only the voice of the “lost generation”, but the preeminent author if his time. He was one of the most important influences in the development of short stories and novels in American history....   [tags: Hills Like White Eliphants, The Killers, Analysis]
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The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway - The Sun Also Rises is a great novel about the “lost generation”, which is the post war generation. Ernest Hemingway was inspired by real life events when writing this novel, basing the events and characters off of his personal experiences with friends and life after war. In this novel there is an abundance of casual sex between characters, and Lady Brett Ashley is the main character that displays these shows of promiscuity, constantly seducing men to get what she wants. Brett is the only woman that is fully developed in the story and her value is of expensive jewelry to the men, yet she uses and treats them differently....   [tags: casual sex, brett]
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A Lesson While Living by Ernest Gaines - A Lesson While Living In a society where hardships occur daily, it is vital to have something to hold on to as an anchor. This reliance or commitment is in the form of friends, family, or even tangible possessions; however, humans sometimes have to fulfill deeds for others instead of continually thinking of themselves. Given these obligations, there results both a need and a desire to complete certain tasks for other individuals, for a community, or even for a higher power. In his novel, A Lesson Before Dying, Ernest Gaines quite successfully portrays the theme of the importance of obligation and commitment through presenting an effective setting and community, constructing strong relation...   [tags: Literary Analysis, Life, Hardships Success]
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Ernest Rutherford and The Gold Foil Experiment - ... Although this theory was widely accepted, some scientists theorised that Thompson’s model was incorrect, one of them being Hantaro Nagaoka who countered Thompson’s model with the argument that opposite charges cannot infiltrate one another, so the positive charge held by the atom must be focused in the nucleus and the electrons would revolve around the outside. Rutherford’s experiment would prove Nagaoka correct, and reinvent the model of the atom. Hans Geiger, Rutherford’s colleague, built a vacuum tube with a mass of radium at one end, and in the opposite end, a fluorescent zinc sulphide screen to created tiny flashes of light when the alpha particles from the radium hit the screen....   [tags: splitting the atom, plum pudding model] 743 words
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For Whom the Bell Tolls, by Ernest Hemingway - ... In the form of suicide, inevitability of death, and sacrifice, death is the major theme that wraps around this story. Many characters in For Whom the Bell Tolls say that they would prefer suicide to being tortured after becoming captured, or being a prisoner of war. In wartime, when someone is captured, they may be tortured so the enemy can get intelligence that will help them triumph in the war. Some would say that to commit suicide rather than being tortured is something a coward would do, however, several characters in this novel would disagree....   [tags: spanish civil war, soldiers] 521 words
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