Theme of Short Stories Analytical Essay by The Research Group

Theme of Short Stories
Discusses theme of home, or places that serve for home in three Hemingway short stories. Brief overview of author's life & its impact on writings.
# 10456 | 1,125 words | 3 sources | 2001 | US
Published on May 12, 2003 in Literature (American) , English (Analysis)

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"Ernest Miller Hemingway (1899-1961) is one of the best known American novelist of his generation and of the 20th century, but the short stories that he was almost as well known for in his life are becoming less well read and appreciated even though they are finely crafted and take up the same themes that have made his novels so enduringly popular.
This paper looks at a trio of his short stories and at a theme that runs through them: The importance of home, or of places that serve for home. Before beginning this examination of these stories, a brief overview of his writing career and style will help place him within the historical literary landscape and also perhaps give us some insights into why it was so important for him and his characters to have a place to call home.
Hemingway's style as a writer was characterized by crisp..."

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