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    The Character Brett Ashley in Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises There is a common perception among casual readers--who hasn't heard it voiced?--that Ernest Hemingway did not respect women. The purpose of this essay is to examine one work in such a way as to challenge these heinous assumptions. Hemingway's persona will be left alone. What will be examined is the role of women, as evidenced by Brett Ashley in The Sun Also Rises, and what, if anything, it reveals in the way of settling this

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    Brett Ashley

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    Brett was strong and mostly a liberated woman. She employed prodigious influence over the men around her, as her exquisiteness and allure seemed to appeal everyone she met. Moreover, she refused to pledge to any one man, preferring crucial independence. However, her freedom did not make her happy. She was an old-fashioned woman. She was really in love with cities like Paris, London and New York due to their high society morals. She was completely fit in these cities. Brett bashed hard. She was brazenly

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    In The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway, Lady Brett Ashley is a representative of the New Woman, changing the American landscape. This is shown when she changes from a female to male role, as she pleases. For example, when she takes the place of a male role she demands that people please her such as, when she ordered Jake to “kiss” (Hemingway, 15) her “once more before [they] get there.” (Hemingway, 15) Although changed back to her female role when “she gave [Jake] her hand as she stepped down”

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    with Cohn's public suffering. G. Strongly attracted to Pedro Romero. H. Later, when Barnes says that he hates “homos” and wants to hit them. III. Lady Brett Ashley. A. First appears with a group of homosexuals. B. Wears man's hat on short hair. C. Refers to men as fellow “chaps”. D. All complete distortion of sexual roles. E. The war has turned Brett into the equality of a man. F. This is like Jakes demasculation. G. All releases her from her womanly nature. H. “Steps off of the romantic pedestal to

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    there, he meets Lady Brett Ashley, the "love of his life" and she is also an alcoholic nymphomaniac. Cohn shows up and also gets infatuated with Brett. However, Brett leave with Jake and Cohn is now extremely jealous, while Georgette is left alone but later leaves with someone. Jake and Brett ride around Paris talking about how they want to be together but can not. Jake goes home later that night, thinks about Brett and ends up crying himself to sleep. "This was Brett that I had felt like crying

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    Two-Hearted River" is about an ex-World War I soldier, Nick, who is trying to put his life back together after the war. Similarly, The Sun Also Rises involves an ex-soldier who is coping with a personal injury and seeks love with a woman named Brett Ashley. Lastly, Green Hills of Africa, is a non-fiction story about Hemingway hunting in Africa. Hemingway visited Africa in 1923. This is the only book that is completely autobiographical. In the four works reviewed, Ernest Hemingway has two themes,

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    sexual promiscuity, and the power of money. The first parallel between a vice in Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises and a vice in Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is that of excessive alcohol consumption. The character's in The Sun Also Rises; namely Brett Ashley, Jake Barnes, Robert Cohn, Mike Campbell and Pedro Romero, are residing in Europe were there is no prohibition on liquor. Whet... ... middle of paper ... ...oney and all the people he know through business contacts and the many parties he had

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    where they fish for trout on the Irati River. The protagonist and narrator of the novel, Jake was left impotent from an injury incurred while serving with the Italian Front in World War 1. His inability to consummate his love for the insatiable Brett Ashley, and the sterile social backdrop of Paris provide a striking similarity to the Arthurian Fisher King motif of a man generatively impaired, and his kingdom thusly sterile. Bill Gorton, an amicable ally of Jake, and one of the few morally sound characters

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    The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

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    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. On the other hand, the latter passage gives a lot of hope: "The sun also ariseth, and the sun goeth down, and hasteth to his place

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    Also Rises by Ernest Hemmingway, Lady Brett Ashley and Jake Barnes portray a love that is not bound to happen due to Jake’s war injury. On the other hand, Lady Brett Ashley doesn’t seem to know what true love is or if it even exist. Throughout the book Lady Brett Ashley is portrayed as an attractive British lady who loves to drink. Brett states that she loves Jake but her actions prove the opposite. For instance, in a conversation that Jake and Brett have Brett confesses to Jake that she would “tromper

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