• Ernest Hemingway Bell Tolls
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    ... red in. James Joyce, one of Hemingway's friends from his early Paris days, wrote glowingly of 'A Clean, Well Lighted Place' as follows: 'He has reduced the veil between literature and life, which is what every writer strives to do. Have you read 'A Clean, Well Lighted Place'? ... It is masterly. Indeed, it is one of the best stories ever written... .' In the summer of 1933 the Hemingway and their Key West friend Charles Thompson journeyed to Africa for a big game safari. Ever since reading ...
  • Code Hero Jordan Hemingway Mission
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    The Code Hero Robert Jordan has been defined as a Hemingway code hero. In Hemingway's books, a code hero is usually male, as Hemingway's books seem to have a similarity to Hemingway himself. These code heroes may have been previously wounded or gone through some sort of an ordeal, and so they could have a drinking problem, or a problem sleeping. They seem to be disillusioned, and / or self-oriented, and are not usually loyal to a large cause, but rather a small group of people or a relatively sm...
  • For Whom The Bell Tolls A Study Of Psychology
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    When many think of wars, the first thought that comes to mind is the land which was fought over and which side won. They never consider the psychological side effect soldiers endure during war. For many, this is the only side they see so there is no exposure except through writers such as Ernest Hemingway. In For Whom the Bell Tolls, Hemingway captivates the realism of war through his own eyes. Drawing from his own observation and experiences as an ambulance driver, Hemingway shows the psycholog...
  • Spanish Civil War Robert Jordan
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    For Whom the Bell Tolls tells the interesting story of Robert Jordan, who is a college teacher, and American supporter of the Republican cause in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Within a short span of sixty-eight hours, Jordan gets involvement with a band of guerrillas, and a young woman named Maria, with who he later on in the book falls in love with. She forces him to question his own participation in the war. This war seems unwinnable, and Jordan later on realizes that fighting for the sak...
  • Metallica First Album
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    Like Led Zeppelin before it, Metallica combined relentless touring and an uncompromising musical approach with a carefully cultivated air of mystery to achieve enormous commercial success. That it has become one of rock's most popular groups is made all the more amazing by the fact that not one of its peer bands which were also playing a sped-up, harder-edged take on heavy metal has succeeded, or survived, for that matter. And even those who don't care for Metallica's music recognize that few ba...
  • Ernest Hemingway Sun Also Rises
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    Ernest Hemingway Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 22, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois from the parents Clarence and Grace Hall Hemingway. He had three sisters named Marcelline, Ursula and Carol. He had one brother called Leicester. He graduated from Oak Park High School with Marcelline. Marcelline was really supposed to graduate before Ernest but her mother held her back so they could graduate together. That same year Ernest got a job at Kansas City Star in October of 1917. In the first war ...
  • Hemingway Farewell To Arms
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    Ernest Hemingway was an American writer. He was born in 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. He committed suicide in 1961 in Ketchum, Idaho (Burgess 17). Even today Hemingway is one of the most recognized authors in the world. Hemingway's experiences during World War I are directly shown in many of his works. His general outlook on life is reflected in the adventures of his characters. It is clear that Hemingway had a desire to be part of the war even though, due to bad vision he was unable to enlist in...
  • For Whom The Bell Tolls Summary
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    Novel Analysis: For Whom the Bell Tolls By Ernest Hemingway Setting: The story first takes place in Guadarrama Mountains, during the Spanish civil war. Robert Jordan, is an American teacher who has volunteered his services to the Loyalists in their fight against the Fascist rebels. He becomes torn between his new found love, Maria, and a life threatening mission. His love of Maria and the realization of his possible death is crucial to the action forthcoming during the story. Characters: Robert...
  • Book Report On For Whom The Bell Tolls
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    Part II The title For Whom the Bell Tolls symbolizes the uncertainty of life and destiny, where the main character in this story finds himself in a series of unpredictable situations that are beyond his control. The only certain event in life is death and knowing that this may happen to anyone at any time, renders the protagonist powerless against destiny, which he approaches with a fatalistic disposition. Part III For Whom the Bell Tolls takes place in Spain, during the bloody civil war, betwee...
  • For Whom The Bell Tolls By Ernes Hemmingway
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    The novel For Whom the Bell Tolls is based on Ernest Hemmingway's own experiences in the Spanish Civil War in the 1930's. This novel depicts how irony and love get in the way of a war and how devastating these affects can be. Ernest Hemmingway was born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois, and the second of six children. Clarence Hemmingway, his father, was a physician and his mother was a religious woman with a talent for music. When he was young he got the nickname "champ" which he felt it s...
  • For Whom The Bell Tolls Summary
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    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 Over veiw Robert Jordan, the young American, could think of nothing but the bridge as he and...
  • Hemingway Robert Jordan
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    For Whom the Bell Tolls For Whom the Bell Tolls is a novel loosely based on Ernest Hemingway's own experiences in the Spanish Civil War in the 1930's. Before I delve into the book itself, I thought it would be best to give some background information on Ernest Hemingway and on the Spanish Civil war and the circumstances surrounding it. Hemingway was born July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois, and the second of six children. His father, Clarence Hemingway, was a physician and his mother was a devou...
  • Robert Jordan Hemingway Pablo Mission
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    Hemingway's Hero in For Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway, a rugged and well-traveled author, reemerged into the literary light after years of drought. During the mid-1900's he came into the true prime of his career initiated by a Spanish Civil War novel titled For Whom the Bell Tolls. In this novel, Hemingway delineates his Code Hero even more clearly than in his previous works. The hero will become disillusioned with his view of a disparaging world; however, he will face this society with t...