"The Three Day Blow"--A Review
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This review of Ernest Hemingway's short story, "The Three Day Blow," highlights the friendship between the two main characters. The reviewer focuses on the limitations of the relationship between Nick and Bill. The reviewer considers the two men's conversations about baseball and books and their deliberate avoidance of meaningful discussions. In particular Nick avoids discussing his relationship with Marjorie, the girlfriend he had just broken up with. The author concludes this avoidance shows that Nick felt he had to hide his true feelings about Marjorie to maintain his relationship with Bill.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Hemingway, Ernest. In Our Time. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.
- Hurley, Harold C. "Baseball in Hemingway's 'The Three-Day Blow': The way it really was in the fall of 1916." Hemingway Review Fall 1996. Academic Search Premier. Ebscohost. 8 December 2006. http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=9612173488
- Johnston, Kenneth G. "'The Three-Day Blow': Tragicomic Aftermath of a Summer Romance Fall 1982. Academic Search Premier. Ebscohost. 8 December 2006. http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=8651201
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