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A Very Short Story

In the sixth paragraph of Ernest Hemingway's "A Very Short Story," Luz begins a relationship with the major of the battalion in Pordonone, after the soldier leaves Genoa for America. In the letter...

Latest answer posted August 14, 2016 1:45 am UTC

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A Very Short Story

No one is at fault in Hemingway's narrative; it is the wartime setting that creates challenges and merely temporal settings for love that is to blame for the separation of the soldier and his...

Latest answer posted October 12, 2015 5:51 am UTC

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A Very Short Story

Ernest Hemingway's "A Very Short Story" begins in a hospital in Padua, Italy where an unnamed American soldier is recuperating. He has an affair with his nurse, Luz, and the couple hope to be...

Latest answer posted January 30, 2012 1:54 am UTC

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A Very Short Story

After the soldier quarreled with Luz on the train in "A Very Short Story," he would have probably written her a letter of apology that would have expressed his desire for reconciliation and his...

Latest answer posted January 30, 2012 12:53 am UTC

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A Very Short Story

A story that gets read often in classes is Hemingway's "In Another Country". It's a masterful story in its use of understatement and restraint, symbolism, and thematic development. The story...

Latest answer posted November 12, 2012 10:01 pm UTC

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