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A Canary for One

Although Hemingway’s short story “A Canary for One” is quite short, it contains several underlying themes that reflect his modernist literary perspective. The story echoes several of his novels’...

Latest answer posted August 9, 2020, 4:35 pm (UTC)

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A Canary for One

The American woman having bought a canary in Palermo is bringing it back for her daughter who has lost interest in life because she cannot marry the man she loves. This American woman talks to a...

Latest answer posted March 3, 2013, 5:11 am (UTC)

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A Canary for One

In the story 'A Canary For One' three Americans are described travelling together to Paris on the night train. One passenger is a lady in middle age and the other two are a couple - much younger....

Latest answer posted August 21, 2014, 2:17 pm (UTC)

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A Canary for One

Ernest Hemingway’s story “A Canary for One” takes place on a train. The train speeding through the landscape and the different scenes in that landscape provide most of the images. The canary of the...

Latest answer posted August 9, 2020, 1:25 am (UTC)

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A Canary for One

In “A Canary for One,” a middle-aged American lady travels on a sleeper across southern France during the 1920s. Through speech, actions, beliefs, and interactions with a younger American couple,...

Latest answer posted July 16, 2021, 3:26 pm (UTC)

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