Hills Like White Elephants Analysis

Ernest Hemingway was an outstanding American journalist and writer of “lost generation”. All his literary works seem to be simple and easy to read, but on the other hand, they are full of hidden implications and inner meanings. The story Hills Like White Elephants is one of them. The short story itself is a conversation between a young man and his lady, but actually it reveals a spiritual tragedy of a young girl Jig – the fear of abortion and a possible loss of her beloved. 

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A Moveable Feast Analysis | Ernest Hemingway

“Write drunk, edit sober” is a piece of much-quoted advice given by Ernest Miller Hemingway – American author and journalist, who belongs to the ‘Lost Generation’.  Was it his motto? Was alcohol, along with a nourishing meal, very important in the author’s life and writing career? Indeed, the protagonists of Hemingway’s novels and short stories on some level reflect his own life and habits – they loved, fought and drank very hard.

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Comparison and Contrast of “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” and “A Rose for Emily”

Lost Generation is a name that is referred to the group of writers, who came of age during World War I and subsequently were disappointed by its results and felt uncomfortable living in the alien postwar world. That is why a lot of writers and poets preferred to travel across the sea and enjoy the life in Europe among intellectuals. All these experiences reflected in the writings of the authors. William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway are both significant American authors that belong to the Lost Generation and have some similarities in their writings as well as differences. It can be seen vividly while comparing their stories “A Rose for Emily” and “The Snows of Kilimanjaro”.

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The Sun Also Rises Summary and Analysis | Ernest Hemingway

The narrator plays a great role in any kind of literary work. He tells a story to his readers through his own perception, expressing his feelings, emotions, and attitudes towards a particular person or action. But usually, the reader is the one to decide whether the narrator is reliable and can be trusted in. The narrator of every writer or poet is different and has his own features. Some of them can interest and intrigue the reader, the other can cause disgust and dislike. The narrator of Ernest Hemingway’s books requires special attention. He is usually extremely calm, steady and reserved that can bewilder the reader. The paper will focus on the idea and role of the narrator in Hemingway’s novel The Sun Also Rises.

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A Clean Well-Lighted Place | Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway was one of the significant American short story and novel writers. He had an outstanding writing style and a manner to compose works in simple language with a complicated hidden meaning. The short story A Clean Well-Lighted Place falls under this category – easy to read and requires analysis and thinking in order to understand. In it, the author covers the themes of loneliness and aging, generation gap and meaning of life with the help of various stylistic devices and expressive means.

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Hills Like White Elephants Analysis Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway was an outstanding American journalist and writer of “lost generation”. All his literary works seem to be simple and easy to read, but on the other hand, they are full of hidden implications and inner meanings. The story Hills Like White Elephants is one of them. The short story is just a conversation between a young man and a young woman, and it reveals a spiritual tragedy of Jig – the fear of abortion and a possible loss of her beloved man. 

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