• Ernest Hemingway War Time Paris
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    At the time of Hemingway's graduation from High School, World War I was raging in Europe and despite Woodrow Wilson's attempts to keep America out of the war, the United States joined the Allies in the fight against Germany and Austria in April, 1917. When Hemingway turned eighteen he tried to enlist in the army, but was deferred because of poor vision; he had a bad left eye that he probably inherited from his mother, who also had poor vision. When he heard the Red Cross was taking volunteers as...
  • 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 ...
  • Ernest Hemingway Style Story Writing Short
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    Ernest Hemingway was a writer whose style was very different to that of most writers in his time. Instead of using more drawn out, overly descriptive writing, his stories were more of a "get to the point" style. This gave his works a much different feel and set them aside from what was common during his lifetime. Hemingway's style came from his background as a journalist, where he was taught to make stories short and informative, as most articles in newspapers are. When he made the move to writ...
  • Hemingway Hero Nick Man Adams
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    Divided Minds Does the static expression of the Hemingway Hero in The Old Man and the Sea enhance or detract from the story The Hemingway Hero is defined by a static set of characteristics. These characteristics remain essentially the same throughout all of Hemingway's works. The Hemingway Hero is always courageous, confident, and introspective. He does not let his fears get to him. The Hemingway Hero is expressed differently in each of his novels, though. Sometimes he is young, and sometimes ol...
  • 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 ...
  • A Clean Well Lighted Place
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    Ernest Miller Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois July 21, 1898. He died in 1961 at the age of 63. Hemingway is known to be one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century. He has written more than one hundred short fiction stories, many of them are well known around the world. Some of these short stories have had just as powerful an impact as his novels. As a young man, Hemingway left his hometown in Illinois to go to Europe, where he worked for the Red Cross during World War...
  • Farewell To Arms Hemingway Henry Life
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    ... o ward the end, Ernest started to travel again, but almost the way that someone does who knows that he will soon die. He suddenly started becoming paranoid and to forget things. He became obsessed with sin; his upbringing was showing, but still was inconsistent in his behavior. He never got over feeling like a bad person, as his father, mother and grandfather had taught him. In the last year of his life, he lived inside of his dreams, similar to his mother, who he hated with all his heart. ...
  • Snows Of Kilimanjaro Hemingway Ernest People
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    The Study of Violence In Ernest Hemingway's The Snows of Kilimanjaro Ernest Hemingway was a nineteenth century author. He is remembered for such work as Fifty Grand, A Way You " ll Never Be, and especially The Snows of Kilimanjaro. The Snows of Kilimanjaro, one of Hemingway's famous stories, shows how violence and dangerous people can be. He was born in Oak Park, Illinois in 1899, his farther, a doctor is fond of out door sports. He taught Ernest his son to hunt and fish at a very early age. Ern...
  • Ernest Miller Hemingway Peter Buckley
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    ... nuts for his depression and strange behavior. On a Sunday morning, July 2, 1961, Ernest Miller Hemingway killed himself with a shotgun. Ernest Hemingway takes much of the storyline of his novel, A Farewell to Arms, from his personal experiences. The main character of the book, Frederick Henry, often referred to as Tenet e, experiences many of the same situations which Hemingway, himself, lived. Some of these similarities are exact while some are less similar, and some events have a completel...
  • Hemingway Wrote World War
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    His books are seldom read today, and his legend almost a faded memory. But in the 1930 s and 1940 s Ernest Hemingway was a literary idol-and role model for young writers who imitated his sparse prose and adventurous lifestyle. Fame came to Hemingway early; while in his twenties he wrote The Sun Also Rises, a novel about American expatriates in Paris. The people he wrote about had survived the First World War. They were unconcerned with money or materialism and instead were content to while away ...
  • 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...
  • Ernest Hemingway Sun Also Rises
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    Ernest Hemingway s life experiences had a great impact on his works, which he depicted in his characters, exposition, and themes. Hemingway s tragic life had a profound effect on his works. Hemingway s fascination with death was from his childhood, and it grew, as he got older. (Walton 176) Hemingway was born in 1899, in Oak park, Illinois, to Dr. Clarence Edmonds and Grace Hall Hemingway. Hemingway was second of six children. Family vacations were spent in Michigan at their cabin. Dr. Hemingw...
  • Ernest M Hemingway Farewell To Arms
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    Ernest M. Hemingway Do you ever ask yourself what makes life meaningful For American novelist and short-story writer Ernest Hemingway, it was courage. The characters in his works might not win, but they always live and die bravely. Hemingway told it how it was and didn't hold anything back. Hemingway is well known for his novels of war, big game hunting, fishing, and bullfighting. One of his most famous works, "The Old Man and the Sea," describes an old fisherman's fight to keep a giant fish he ...
  • Critical Themes In The Writings Of Hemingway
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    Critical Themes in the Writings of Hemingway: Life & Death, Fishing, War, Sex, Bullfighting, and the Mediterranean Region Hemingway brought a tremendous deal of what is middle class Americanism into literature, without very many people recognizing what he has done. He had nothing short of a writer's mind; a mind like a vacuum cleaner that swept his life experiences clean, picking up any little thing, technique, or possible subject that might be of use (Astro 3). From the beginning, Hemingway had...
  • 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...
  • Hemingway Ernest Years War
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    Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois to Dr. Clarence Edmonds Hemingway and Grace Hall Hemingway. The second of six children, Ernest enjoyed an adventurous boyhood, fishing and hunting with his father in the northern woods of Michigan. He attended Oak Park High School where he excelled in his classes, particularly English. He tried his hand at football and swimming, edited the school paper (the Trapeze), and contributed pieces to the school's literary magazine (...
  • 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. ...
  • Snows Of Kiliman Hemingway Ernest People
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    The Study of Violence In Ernest Hemingway s The Snows of Kilimanjaro Ernest Hemingway was a nineteenth century author. He is remembered for such work as Fifty Grand, A Way You ll Never Be, and especially The Snows of Kilimanjaro. The Snows of Kilimanjaro, one of Hemingway s famous stories, shows how violence and dangerous people can be. He was born in Oak Park, Illinois in 1899, his farther, a doctor is fond of out door sports. He taught Ernest his son to hunt and fish at a very early age. Erne...
  • Soldier' Home Krebs Hemingway War
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    war and its affects are major themes in Hemingway's writings. In the introduction I mentioned that Hemingway was wounded in battle. When he returned home, he could not adjust to situations in the United States. In a sense, he was alone and frightened by new surroundings. In the short story Soldier's Home, we see a slight comparison to the feelings of Hemingway returning home from war. (Hemingway coming home from Italy) The story Soldier's Home is about a man named Krebs, the protagonist, who ret...