In Another Country

by Ernest Hemingway

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  • Explain the multiple meanings of the title of the short story ‘‘In Another Country.’’
  • Write about a time when you were alienated from those around you because of a physical injury, language barrier, or other circumstances. Relate this to what the protagonist of ‘‘In Another Country’’ experiences.
  • Read a book or short story about a soldier in the Vietnam War such as Dispatches by Michael Herr or In Pharaoh’s Army by Tobias Wolff. Compare the attitudes expressed by one of those writers toward the Vietnam war to Hemingway’s as expressed in one of his works set during World War I such as ‘‘In Another Country’’ or A Farewell to Arms.

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