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  • Hemingway Left Paris In 1923
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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...
  • Of Hemingway's Finest Writing
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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 of...
  • Disaster As A Soldier In War
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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...
  • Relationship Of Hemingway And His Father
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    Ernest Hemingway pulled from his past present experiences to develop his own thoughts concerning death, relationships, and lies. He then mixed these ideas, along with a familiar setting, to create a masterpiece. One such masterpiece written early in Hemingway's career is the short story, "Indian Camp."Indian Camp" was originally published in the collection of "in Our Time" in 1925. A brief summary reveals that the main character, a teenager by the name of Nick, travels across a lake to an Indian...
  • Year Hemingway And Martha
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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...
  • Hemingway's World War
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    Ernest Hemingway's classic novel, A Farewell to Arms, is one of the greatest love and war stories of all time. The success and authenticity of this tale is a direct result of Hemingway's World War I involvement. The main character, Frederick Henry, encounters many of the same things as did Hemingway and creates a parallel between the author and character. Ernest Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois, July 21, 1899. He was a very handsome, athletic, adventurous young man. When the United State...
  • Hemingway's Personal Experiences During The War
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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 ...
  • Hemingways Writing
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    Ernest Hemingway was one of Americas favorite authors his writings touched the lives of those who read his books everywhere. He put a lot of emphasis on his experienced, and adventurous life into all of his books. He truly shows how one writers life can be another's entertainment without being too personal. Hemingways highly adventurous life shows a little sadness and creativity, while contributing to the twentieth century. Ernest Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois in 1899. He was educated...
  • Hemingway's Writing
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    Ernest Hemingway's suicide was foreseen by most who knew him well. During his lifetime, he was a very well-rounded, yet seemingly unsatisfied man. He appeared to be afraid of nothing, not even death. In fact, in many of his poems and short stories conceited on death. His hobbies included bullfighting, big game hunting, and war, which all included the same risk: death. Hemingway saw that he was predestined to die, and his only hope was to face the inevitable stoically. He set colossal expectation...
  • Ernest Hemingway's Third Novel
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    Jason Milford April 2000 Ernest Hemingway Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American novelist, journalist, writer of short stories, and winner of the 1954 Nobel Prize for literature. He created a distinguished body of prose fiction, much of it based on adventurous life. He was born on July 21, 1899, the second of six children, in Oak Park, Ill., in a house built by his widowed grandfather, Ernest Hall. Oak Park was a Protestant, upper middle class suburb of Chicago. He died on July 2, 1961. Early Y...
  • Hemingway And His Writing
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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 ...
  • Disillusionment Of Hemingway With War Hemingway
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    The Disillusionment of Hemingway with War Hemingway uses certain repetitive themes and ideas in his book, For Whom the Bell Tolls, which relate to the grander dogma that he is trying to teach. By using these reoccurring ideas, he is able to make clear his views on certain issues and make the reader understand his thoughts. The most notable of this reoccurring theme is that of war. Hemingway uses the war concept as paradoxical irony in this book, to tell the reader what the thinks about war. It i...
  • Hemingway's Idea For The Book
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    Ironic Cycles In The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway uses irony and symbolism to illustrate how a group of Americans and English expatriates lived life. They try to forget the war and restore a sense of meaning to their lives, which he would have liked to do. Hemingway's attitudes are expressed in the book, including his idea of, "emphasize the optimistic idea of progress of life's cycle". When Hemingway was growing up, he would perfect his fishing during his family's summer vacations to Horton...
  • Person From The Traps Of Life
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    A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway is a thought provoking anti-war novel. Hemingway powerful descriptions and direct realism almost moved me to tears by the end. He is an effective writer, and I thoroughly enjoyed reading his work. I appreciated his graphic nature in his descriptions. He didnt sugar coat the war. I often see pieces where war is sugar coated, and after a class reads the book, I hear people say war is cool. Those people should read this book. War isnt cool, war is hell, and if...
  • Krebs
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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...
  • Times The Soldiers
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    Throughout history, many wars have been fought all resulting in death and destruction, but two in particular are very important to American literature today. Ernest Hemingway wrote A Farewell to Arms, a fantastic account of World War I, in which he characterizes Lt. Henry, a young ambulance driver in love during the time of fighting, actually portraying himself during the time of war. His role in the war however gave him very little personal interaction with actual combat himself but a way to ob...
  • November Hemingway
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    Ernest Hemingway was born July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. He was the second of six children four sisters and one brother. He referred to his home town as a place with "wide lawns and narrow minds". His father taught him how to fish and hunt, which exposed him to the serenity of nature. His mother taught him the finer points of music which helped him shared in his first wife Hadley's interest in the piano. In High School he enjoyed working on the newspaper called the Trapeze. His first job w...

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