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1

which two books are based on war experiences

A farewell to arms
For whom the bell tolls

2

describe a farewell to arms

red cross driver in WWI in italy and got injured

3

describe for whom the bell tolls

wrtiten as spanish civil war journalist

4

5 hemingway novels

a farewell to arms
the sun also rises
across the river and into the trees
the old man and the sea
for whom the bell tolls
a death in the afternoon

5

two things of hemingway's life that makes him masculine

war experiences- couragous
big game hunting, fishing, boxing, baseball, bullfighting

6

what are two american classics that the old man and the sea is put into the same category with

the bear by william faulkner
moby dick by herman melville

7

where did the expatriates go to write

Paris, France. home of gertrude stein

8

why did the expatriates go to france

disgusted with america after WWI. felt lonely for adventure/ commaraderie

9

who was part of the expatriates

f scott fitzgerald
ts elliot
sherwood anderson
esra pound

10

another name for the expatriates

the lost generation

11

what does hemingway's "spare" writing style mean

succinct
minimalistic
using few words means each one must be powerful-journalistic- realistic- not overly descriptive

12

what year was the old man and the sea published

1952

13

what prize did the old man and the sea win in which year

1953-pulitzer

14

what year did hemingway win the nobel prize

1954

15

what reading of the novella reduces it to an act of literary revenge

that hemingway was the old man at the end of his career who was torn apart by critics but ultimately triumphs over them

16

how could the novella be read as a parable

it teaches a life lesson to men in general that man should continue to struggle for victory in a world that keeps knocking him down

17

which book do critics label as hemingway's worst book

across the river and into the trees

18

when and how did hemingway die

1961 Ketchum, Idaho
suicide after struggling with bouts of depression

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