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Ernest Hemingway

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Ernest was born July 21, 1899 as the second of six children in Oak Park (a suburb of Chicago), Illinois, USA. His parents named DC Clarence Edmonds and Grace Hall Hemingway. Ernest thought about his father to whom he showed a warm affection. This ratio reflects his in a number of his short stories where he where he describes the finest and most valuable, the human relationship. His father worked as a doctor. In his spare time he hunted and because Ernest was often with his father, he learned a lot about nature, wildlife and hunting ethics. By contrast, he did not care so much about her mother who, when he was little forced him to have long hair and wear a skirt until he was 6 years old. She also tried to force him to play cello and immerse themselves in religion. Ernest went to school in River Forrest High School. He was good at sports, especially boxing and swimming. Moreover, he was proficient in English. In 1917 he jumped off his studies and got a job as a reporter for the Kansas City Star. 1918 Ernest second lieutenant in the Red Cross. He did not join the Army because he had an eye that was bad. He worked as an ambulance driver at the Austro-Italian front. 1918 wounded Ernest at Fossalta di Piara. At the hospital, he meets the nurse Agents Hannah. The short story A Farwell to Arms is based on these memories. Then moved Ernest returned to Oak Park but got kicked out of mom and then moved to Chicago. In 1918, he met Hadley Richardson who he married and they get 1923 a son called Bumpy. In 1922 he moved to Paris. There he met Gertrude Stein, who encouraged him in his writing. He discovered bullfighting as he later wrote about in "Death in the afternoon" and "Dangerous Summer". No company wanted to publish his books so he moved to Toronto in Canada. Because there was a person who wanted to publish his works, he moved back to Paris. The marriage broke and Ernest began drinking. 1926, he has had success with "The Sun Also Rises". In 1927 he married Pauline Pfeiffer, they may later two sons. The family went on an expedition to Africa. He wrote three books b added. "Death in the Afternoon". Hemingway then moved back to the US. 1930-35 Ernest lives in Paris and traveling around the world. 1936, the civil war in Spain and Ernest working as a reporter for the North American Newspaper Alliance. He then strikes Martha Gellhorn. Different from Pfeiffer to later marry Gellhorn. Ernest buy a house in Cuba, his only real ones back home. Here he was nicknamed "Papa Hemingway". He also acquired a boat, Pilar. He was happy in Cuba but went anyway back to the war in Europe. He worked as a correspondent during D-Day. Hemingway was injured in a car accident. Later, he met a journalist, Mary Welsh who he married in 1944. This marriage did Mary see Ernest mood swings. 1946, they returned to Cuba and then move to Venice. Here he met a nineteen beauty, Adriana Ivancich. He then wrote the book "Across the River and into the Trees", which takes place in Venice and is about love between an old soldier and a young woman. 1954 Ernest Hemingway Nobel Prize, but could not attend the ceremony. He also received the Pulitzer Prize 1954. 1959 Ernest traveled around Europe and stayed in Spain for the study of bullfighting. 1960 Ernest leave Cuba after Castro's revolution. His eyes are getting bad. In addition, he drank so much that it damaged his liver. He checked himself into a clinic in Minnesota, because he was depressed, but came out back in 1960. On July 18, 1961, he called Hother Hemingway and said he was unable to finish the book he was doing. On April 23, 1961, he tried to kill himself but failed. On July 2, 1961, he shot himself through the head.

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It is said that Hemingway's style belongs to the "hard-boiled" school. Then we mean that the style is terse and has an effective narrative style as nonchalantly tells what happens, who says what and how it is said. Even the brutal reproduced straight on without comment. Nothing psychologizing may be having. Hemingway himself calls his narrative art of icebergs technology. Then he means that 1/8 of the actual content of the text visible on the surface, the rest you have to look between the lines.

Hemingway works

1925 short story collection "In Our Time"
1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises"
The ambiance is European upper class. The main character, a newspaper correspondent. The novel portrays uprooted by war people.
1927 "But without woman"
1929 "A Farwell to Arms"
All about love in the shadow of the First World War.
1932 "Death in the Afternoon"
It is a book about bullfighting.
1933 short story collection "Winner Take Nothing"
1935 "Green Hills of Africa"
All about big game hunting.
1937 "To Have and not Have"
Is a smuggling history from the Caribbean.
1940 novel "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
1950 "Across the River Into the Trees"
1952 "The Old Man and the Sea"
This is considered Hemingway's best works and therefore a contributor to the Nobel Prize.

After his death, out came

1964 "A Moveable Feast"
As memories of the 1920 taltes Paris.
1986 'The Garden of Eden "

Many of his books have also been filmed. A famous film version was made in 1945 by "To Have or Not Have" where Humprey Bogart plays the lead role.

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One Response to "Ernest Hemingway"

  1. Dr. Dolittle on May 29, 2010 at 2:55 pm #

    On July 18, 1961, he called Hother Hemingway and said he was unable to finish the July 2, 1961, he shot himself through the head.

    Unfortunately bit wrong.

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