What exactly are the terms of Wilson's narrow outlook in "The Short Happy LIfe of Francis Macomber" by Ernest Hemingway??

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In Ernest Hemingway’s “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber,” Robert Wilson---the English, professional, hunting guide---always gets his prey.  Hemingway uses Wilson to represent the kind of man that he most admired: a manly man.  Wilson represents the man who does not let emotion get in his way and always gets what he wants.  In this story, it is the prey whether human or animal.

Wilson has a strict code of behavior for his safaris, the amateur hunters, and his own personal conduct.  He does not adhere to the laws of society.  The reader discovers that the author admired Wilson, an outsider, who defies conventional morality. 

How does Wilson defy the so-called rules of society?

  • He illegally lashes the natives understanding that the natives would rather...

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