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Nick Adams: Young Hemingway Hero
An analysis of the significance of the character of Nick Adams in Ernest Hemingway's novels.
# 121945 | 750 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (American)

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This paper discusses how Ernest Hemingway's code heroes in his major novels find their roots in the short stories in which the young Nick Adams struggles to recover from battlefield trauma.

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"The over-arching themes of Ernest Hemingway's "A Way You'll Never Be" and "Big Two-Hearted River" are the ravages of war and the search for ways to recuperate from those ravages. In both stories, Hemingway's persona, Nick Adams, personifies the ordeal of the Lost Generation of World War I soldiers fighting to regain their shattered sense of identity. "The Way You'll Never Be" reflects his confusion as Nick Adams tries to deal with the..."

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