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  • Lost Generation
    843 words
    "You are all a lost generation" -Gertrude Stein This quotation's importance on author Earnest Hemmingway is reflected in his modern Romeo and Juliet novel entitled A Farewell to Arms. The recurring tone of the novel suggests that the only reality is the harsh truth which is anything but romantic and proves that in the end, all is futile. This generation in which Stein spoke of to Hemingway is the generation of romantic war times. This idea is symbolized in the character Catherine Barkley's visio...
  • Conflict Between The General And The Narrator
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    In this paper the author will discuss with the reader the short story "In Another Country". You the reader should pay close attention to the main theme of the story that will be discussed at length. At the end of this paper the reader will know a small amount about "In Another Country" and should understand the lost generation theme. "In Another Country" is a short story that starts out with the narrator walking towards a hospital as he has done for many months. He discusses with the reader the ...
  • Part Of A Lost Generation
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    Hemingway's 'In Our Time': Lost Generation " The times, they are a changing,' famous words spoken by Bob Dylan, a king of his generation. 'Lost generations,' is an interesting phrase, but what kind of meaning should it hold? Ernest Hemingway's In Our Time is a true representation of a 'lost generation' for the simple reason that all generations are eventually lost as time goes by. Hemingway focuses on a generation he knows a great deal about- his own. It becomes apparent throughout the novel tha...
  • Lost Generation
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    The Lost of Self " One generation pass eth away, the passage from Ecclesiastes began, and another generation cometh; but the earth abide th forever. The sun also arise... ' (Baker 122). A Biblical reference forms the title of a novel by Ernest Hemingway during the 1920's, portraying the lives of the American expatriates living in Paris. His own experience in Paris has provided him the background for the novel as a depiction of the 'lost generation'. Hemingway's writing career began early; he edi...
  • New Generation
    523 words
    Americans were ever held hostage in Iran. They can't imagine what hard contact lenses are. They don't know who Mork was or where he was from. They never heard the terms "Where's the beef", "I'd walk a mile for Camel", or "de plane, de plane!" . They do not care who shot J.R. and have no idea who J.R. is. M.A.S.H., The Cosby Show, The Facts of Life, Silver Spoons, The Love Boat, Miami Vice, W KRP in Cincinnati, and Taxi are shows they have likely never seen. Titanic was found They didn't know it ...
  • Part Of His Father's Generation
    957 words
    I n Our Time is a collection of short stories published by Ernest Hemingway in 1925. When the book was issued, it immediately received the highest praises of many famous writers such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Dos Passes, and others. All they were delighted with the simplicity and preciseness of the author's language he had used to describe a variety of complex emotions. The American version of this collection contained the following pieces: "Soldiers Home", "Indian Camp", "A Very Short Story"...
  • Feelings And Outlooks Of An Entire Generation
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    THE SUN ALSO RISES - Alienation What I would like to show you by writing this essay is that for many individuals in many different generations, for some less for others more explicit, the time they live in does not fit their outlook on life. Because of this they live different lives than their generation and the cultural setting and standards of their era would expect them to live. They feel alienated and left out, or they are strange in the eyes of others, eccentric even, they do not fit in the...
  • Frances Approaches Jake
    912 words
    Ernest Hemingway believed the generation that came of age after World War I was a lost generation. "The Lost Generation" was simply defined as a bunch of disillusioned young men and women that survived World War I, who lost their morals, and direction of their lives. Like the characters in the novel they spent their time drinking, and traveling as a way to escape reality. Most of these young men and women had dreams, but after the war, they came back physically, and emotionally wounded. They spe...
  • Lost Generation
    359 words
    All Quiet On The Western FrontAl l Quiet On The Western Front "War Is Hell' In All Quiet on the Western Front, Remarque depicted war as being horrific and terrible unlike other war novels of that time. Remarque showed that war is hell through the "lost generation'. On both the German side and French side, the "lost generation' fought for a lost cause. They fought for a war that they did not even start. Since both the sides were in a stalemate, the war was pointless. Each side fought the other si...

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