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Fifty Grand

The kind of writing that can be done. How far prose can be carried if anyone is serious enough and has luck. There is a fourth and fifth dimension that can be gotten. -Ernest...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2018, 6:22 pm (UTC)

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In both "Fifty Grand" and "The Killers" Hemingway is writing about uneducated, lower-class men who have no particular skills and exist in the demi-monde. Their interests are similar. They like...

Latest answer posted March 4, 2012, 7:54 am (UTC)

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Cleanth Brooks is identified with the concept of “close reading.” According to Wikipedia: Brooks was the central figure of New Criticism, a movement that emphasized structural and textual...

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Everybody without exception, including Jack Brennan himself, knows he is going to lose the fight. So what is immoral about betting against himself? It might be considered illegal, but I don't see...

Latest answer posted October 13, 2014, 8:55 pm (UTC)

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