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    Ernest Hemmingway

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    Oak Park, Illinois. His mother was very repressive and protective whereas his father, a physician, was very masculine, often taking him fishing and hunting and sometimes bringing him along to professional calls. These early experiences introduced Ernest to an adventurous life style. The influence of his father’s masculinity eventually led to an obsession to prove his own. When Hemingway’s father committed suicide it left the boy emotional scared. He shows this in many of his books, “it usually involves

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    The Life and Work of Ernest Hemmingway

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    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

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    their life forever. In the short story, Hills Like White Elephants, Ernest Hemmingway tells how a couple faces the decision of whether or not to have an operation done that would change their life. While the two main characters, The American and Jig, are at the train station they are having a last minute conversation on whether or not they should have their child aborted. Through symbols, setting, and the character’s actions, Hemmingway reveals the theme that people communicate and show their feelings

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    The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemmingway The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemmingway takes place in the mid-1920's. The characters arrive from America, England and other ports of call. They travel from Paris to Pamplona and back again. To me, the focus is mostly in Paris and Pamplona. It is not a novel of main events as one event leads to another. Without emphasis being drawn to heavily to any one certain thing or place. The search and/or definition of masculinity even in Lady Brett Ashley (notice

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    story occurs” (131). After reading “Soldier’s Home” by Ernest Hemmingway, setting played a very important part to this story. A different setting could possibly change the outcome or the mood of the story and here are some reasons why. First, if there was a point made of the setting what would this story be like? Would Kreb’s be in Paris or Germany still? Would he have come home earlier if he knew it was a more bustling town? Hemmingway made the point of setting this story in a slow Oklahoma

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    are—especially our dear Jake Barnes, an ex-patriot who’s war wound left him impotent and raw. Wounds and wounding work in this piece by reinforcing the themes and motifs of dissatisfaction, identity, and the faultiness of communication. Throughout the book, Hemmingway makes it clear that despite the excessive and seemingly carefree lifestyle of his characters, they are miserable. It is said by Lady Brett Ashley in the first glimpse of intimacy we see between her and Jake. Jake says he feels “like hell” quite

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    How Far From The Kitchen Can A Woman Go? “My dear boy, no woman is a genius. Women are a decorative sex. They never have anything to say, but they say it charmingly. Women represent the triumph of matter over mind, just as men represent the triumph of mind over morals” – Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray. What is about women that deem them unequal to males? Is it a woman’s ability to reproduce or because women are casted as more emotional than men that cause a disadvantage to the female gender

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    A farewell to arms Essay Ernest Hemingway's novel A Farewell to Arms 1929 uses nature to structure the novel and provide symbols that replace human emotions. Nature serves as a basic structure for the plot and the actions that occur. It also emerges as a source of symbols that replace human sentiment or feelings. Characters die and there is no mention of sadness or pain… In his novel A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway uses parataxis extensively. With this structure Hemingway avoids making

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    World War I began in 1914 and lasted until the end of 1918. In that time young men had to go to the front and fight for their country. It is also the time when Ernest Hemingway’s novel A Farewell to Arms takes place. It talks about Frederic Henry, a young American who is an ambulance driver for the Italian army. He is also the novel’s narrative and protagonist. He falls in love with an English nurse, Catherine Barkley. She is the main woman character in the novel and it is noticeable how she is shown

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    Censorship

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    Society for the Suppression of Vice (Explain vice). The law forbade the mailing of anything, in his opinion, lewd, obscene or indecent. In his life burned 120 tons of books and art including the works of Chaucer- Caterbury Tales, Oscar Wilde, Ernest Hemmingway, Eugene O’Neill and John Steinbeck. Censorship primarily occurs in the arts, especially music. The PMRC or Parents Music Resource Center finally after about a decade of pushing forced the RIAA or Recording Industry of America to start use labeling

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    Ernest Hemingway wrote a challenging short story about a couple that faces an awful issue. He sets his story, “Hills Like White Elephants” on a hot day at a train station, which is actually a stopping point between Barcelona and Madrid for the two main characters. They have to then decide where to go, whether or not to go with each other and/or to continue their relationship. The difference between the white hills and barren valley emphasizes the division between life and death, which comes to the

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    Society vs. Heart in Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn Ernest Hemmingway once described a novel by Mark Twain as, “…it is the ‘one book’ from which ‘all modern American literature’ came from” (Railton). This story of fiction, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, is a remarkable story about a young boy growing up in a society that influences and pressures people into doing the so-called “right thing.” It is not very difficult to witness the parallels between the society Huck has grown up in and the

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    Seven, The movie

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    Seven, The movie “Ernest Hemmingway once wrote, ‘the world is a fine place and worth fighting for,’ I agree with the second part.” The movie Seven ends with that quote stated by Somerset, attempting to justify the many moral dilemmas touched upon by the movie but mainly to bring the character of Somerset and the audience back to the beginning. The symmetry of the characters that the quote creates between the beginning of the movie and the end would have been lost if the director David Fincher

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    The Old Man and the Sea compared to “Shipwrecked Sailor” In the stories, The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemmingway and “Shipwrecked Sailor” by Gabriel Garcia Marques, there are so many similarities, like their losses and their love for the creatures of the sea, that it its eerie. Although, there are many similarities, there are also some differences, such as the main characters’ love for the creatures of the sea. There are more similarities in these stories than differences, in my opinion

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    Jig’s Rebirth in Hemmingway's Hills Like White Elephants Ernest Hemmingway has a specific style of writing. Most of his short stories are terse, short, and objective. Not only does he like to use short, simple sentences, but he also repeats them over and over for effect. Hemmingway is also known being blunt. In his short story "Hills Like White Elephants," he is just the opposite. He dances around the truth and never reveals Jig’s final decision. Does Jig go through with this "simple operation"

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    In Ernest Hemingway’s “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place” and Sandra Cisneros’s “The House on Mango Street”, the authors describe their feelings towards the settings in a similar way. In Hemingway’s short story, two waiters at a café describe the differences in their lives and how they see life before them. In Cisneros’s short story, the narrator explains her past, present, and future places of residency and the impact it has in her life. Both settings in each story are different, but also very much alike

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    truth wrapped in subjective interpretation, based on half-baked memories and cut up pieces of time and space. Faulkner's use of confusion, narration shifts, and generally chaotic style give us a form that makes us work for control of it. Unlike Hemmingway, who pounds you with inane generalities and dialogue, Faulkner suspends us from the text, and then slowly builds again drawing us in again from a different angle, a different aspect of the same story. As we traverse the sporadic and courageous

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    The Old Man and the Sea

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    The Old Man and the Sea The Old Man and the Sea Hemmingway, Earnest FVL Library 138 pp. The main theme of Hemmingway's The Old Man and the Sea, is not an easy one to pick out. At first glance the book seems to simply be a story about a guy who goes out and battles with a fish. However, there has to be some underling theme. It could be the relationship between a boy and a man, and how both are treated by nature. This is illustrated by the boy's parents not allowing him to continue with the unlucky

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    pregnancy before the fetus is capable of survival outside the uterus”. In many developed countries abortion is legal, but some countries do not permit abortion because it may cause maternal death. In the story “Hills like White Elephant” by Ernest Hemmingway is about a man referred to “the American” and the girl name, Jig, plan on having an abortion because the American man thinks it is better for them. Abortions are common throughout the world, but many pro-life supporters believe abortion should

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    Good afternoon/morning ladies and gentlemen. Today I will be talking about a classic novel by Ernest Hemmingway called For Whom the Bell Tolls written in 1940. The story is about a young American called Robert Jordan, who is with the anti-fascist guerilla team in the Spanish Civil War. Robert’s special skill involves the use of explosives, and in the book his mission is to destroy a bridge, so others can attack a city called Segovia. A classic novel and genre is something that can be related to

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