• Ernest Hemingway Scribner Stories One
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    Ernest (Miller) Hemingway 1899-1961 Entry Updated: 08/01/2001 Birth Place: Oak Park, Illinois, United States Death Place: Ketchum, Idaho, United States Personal InformationCareerWritingsMedia AdaptationsSidelightsFurther Readings About the Author Personal Information: Family: Born July 21, 1899, in Oak Park Illinois, United States; committed suicide, July 2, 1961, in Ketchum, Idaho, United States son of Clarence Edmunds (a physician) and Grace (a music teacher; maiden name, Hall) Hemingway: marr...
  • Hemingway War Home Life
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    ... ng his recover in Milan, Hemingway recorded his firsthand account of the action in a letter written to his parents. In it he stated: The 227 wounds I got from the trench mortar didn't hurt a bit at the time, only my feet felt like I had rubber boots full of water on. Hot water. And my kneecap was acting queer. (Meyers 32) Hemingway survived a terrifying attack, which would serve as great material for A Farewell to Arms. In the novel, Henry suffers from an identical wound by a trench mortar....
  • Ernest Hemingway Life Death Man
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    I. Ernest Hemingways tough, Terse prose and short, declarative sentences did more to change the style of written English that any other writing in the twentieth century. II. Ernest Hemingway has had many great accomplishments in his historical life but just one event has hardly sticks out from the rest. The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingways most enduring works. Told in Language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, agonizing battle with a giant marlin f...
  • Indian Camp Inspirations Of Ernest Hemingway
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    The Inspirations of Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway, like many, utilized his past experiences to develop his own thoughts concerning death, relationships, and lies. He then mixed these ideas, along with familiar settings to create his works. One such example, written early in Hemingways career, is the short story Indian Camp. A brief summary reveals that the main character, a young boy by the name of Nick, travels across a lake to an Indian village. While at the village Nick observes his fath...
  • Ernest Hemingway His Life In His Work
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    F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote in a letter to Maxwell Perkins, This is to tell you about a young man named Ernest Hemingway, who lives in Paris (an American)... I d look him up right away. He s the real thing. This is perhaps the most prophetic statement Fitzgerald ever made in his lifetime, because Ernest Hemingway was indeed the real thing. Only months after that letter was written, Hemingway s first book of short stories, In Our Time, was published, and so began the career of one of America ...
  • Biblical Symbolism In Old Man
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    Susan Sublet t Classics of World Literature Dr. Haa visto April 24, 2000 Biblical Symbolism in The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway's novels were adventurous, colorful, and romantic, as was his personal life. In fact, many critics have concluded that his dramatic life was Ernest Hemingway's finest work, and it was the experiences he had along his restless and often violent journey that provided the literary world with some of American literature's most influential novels. Like all great writ...
  • Soldier S Home Krebs Hemingway Girls
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    He knew he could never get through it all again. "Soldier's Home"I don't want to go through that hell again." The Sun Also Rises In the works of Ernest Hemingway, that which is excluded is often as significant as that which is included; a hint is often as important and thought-provoking as an explicit statement. This is why we read and reread him. "Soldier's Home " is a prime example of this art of echo and indirection. Harold Krebs, the protagonist of "Soldier's Home," is a young veteran portr...
  • Snow Of Kilimanjaro Harry Story Hemingway
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    In this story "The Snows of Kilimanjaro", the author Ernest Hemingway has basically two main characters, Harry and his wife, Helen. Throughout the story Harry has an infected leg, which seems to be seriously bothering him, it is actually rotting away. The author writes about Harry's time on the mountain with his wife just waiting for his death. In his story, Ernest Hemingway shows a great deal reality and emotion through his main character Harry, in the books themes, and its symbols. The author'...
  • Farewell To Arms Hemingway Frederic War
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    Home > Message Boards > Buy Textbooks > Free Essays > Premium Essays A Farewell To Arms All fiction is autobiographical, no matter how obscure from the author's experience it may be, marks of their life can be detected in any of their tales. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway is based largely on Hemingway " sown personal experiences. The main character of the novel, Frederic Henry, experiences many of the same situations that Hemingway lived. Some of these similarities are exact, while some ...
  • A Literary Criticism Of Hills Like White Elephants
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    A Literary Criticism of "Hills Like White Elephants" I recently read the short story, "Hills Like White Elephants." Initially, I found it confusing and hard to understand. I hope to clarify the story by summarizing it, and explain the symbolism used. The story is set in a bar beside a train station. A couple sits together at a table discussing something that is unknown to the reader. The couple is enjoying a beer while awaiting their train. The young woman seems disconnected as she looks out ov...
  • A Farewell To Arms
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    A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway is based largely on Hemingway's own personal experiences. The main character of the book, Frederic Henry experiences many of the same situations that Hemingway experienced. Some of these experiences are exactly the same, while some are less similar, and some events have a completely different outcome. A Farewell to Arms is the book of Frederic Henry, an American driving an ambulance for the Italian Army during World War I. The book takes us through Frederic...
  • Earnest Hemingway Viewed April
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    ... particularly when criticizing writers. Laurie E. Rozkis writes that this "was the genesis of the public 'Papa' image that would grow over the remaining 30 years of his life, at times almost obscuring the serious artist within" (237). He followed with Winner Take Nothing, a volume of short stories that had a mediocre critical reception, but quickly returns to non-fiction. In the summer of 1933, Hemingway and Charles Thompson journeyed to Africa for a big game safari, inspired by Teddy Rooseve...
  • A Farewell To Arms
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    "A writer's job is to tell the truth" - Ernest Hemingway. This quote means that it is a writer's job to convey some sort of truth or accuracy to the reader. I agree. This is shown in the novel, A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway through the setting and characterization in the novel. It is also shown in the novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee through the themes and setting of the novel. In the war novel, A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway demonstrates that it is a writer's job to ...
  • A Lover Of Life Obsessed With Death
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    A Lover of Life, Obsessed with Death "Never confuse movement with action," one of Ernest Hemingway's most profound thoughts, was quoted once by Marlene Dietrich. She went on to say, "In those five words, he gave me a whole philosophy" (Bookshelf '98 NP). As one of the most brilliant and influential writers of his time, Ernest Hemingway touched the lives of many, including Ms. Dietrich, through his writing, logic, and disposition. Throughout his life he turned what was experience, and sometimes p...
  • Ernest Hemingway Snows Of Kiliman
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    Infectious Death Through Lack of Living 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. Through...
  • Ernest Hemingway Hearted River
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    Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway was a great American author. He was a giant of modern literature. Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899. He was the first son of Clarence and Grace Hall Hemingway and the second of their six children. Hemingway's gather was a doctor and his mother was a music teacher. Hemingway's parents owned a cabin in northern Michigan where he spent most of his summers hunting and fishing, being separated from the rest of middle-class society. Hemiongway's mother was a strict...
  • A Farewell To Arms
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    A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway, is somewhat of Romeo and Juliet love story, with a tragic ending. In this novel, Romeo is Frederick Henry and Juliet is Catherine Barkley. Their love affair must survive the everything that is around them during World War I. The setting of this novel is war-torn Italy. The love between Catherine and Frederick must outlast long separations, life-threatening war situations, and the uncertainty of each other's whereabouts or condition. This is a love story o...
  • The Old Man In The Sea
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    Ernest M. Hemingway Ernest Miller Hemingway was a novelist and short story writer, who became well known for the passion that he used in all his writings. Many of his works are regarded as classics of American Literature, and some have even been made into motion pictures. The Old Man and the Sea, which is the story about an old Cuban fisherman, was published in 1952. Because of this creation, in 1954 Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois. ...
  • Nick Adams Hemingway Life Book
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    Ernest Hemingway has written many books, which have heralded him as a great author, but there is one novel that seems to have questions swirling about it, In Our Time. In this novel the main character is in question, you are unable to tell right away whether the chapters / stories are linked together as a novel, or if they are all separate short stories. Having read the book, and having done a background check on Ernest Hemingway the person, it is apparent that the stories are linked together an...
  • A Farewell To Arms
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    Ernest Hemingway A Farwell To Arms Ernest Hemingway intended this book for a mature audience. Considering the way he describes the horrors of the book. Ernest Hemingway's novel A Farewell to Arms 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. Ins...