The Sun Also Rises Book II, Chapter 12 Summary and Analysis

Ernest Hemingway

Book II, Chapter 12 Summary and Analysis

New Characters
Wilson Harris: an Englishman staying in Burguete

Bryan: author Bill refers to

Summary
Jake awakens the next morning and lets Bill sleep a while longer while he goes downstairs and to the stream to dig worms for bait. When he goes back to the inn, the proprietor is up. Jake orders coffee and a lunch for the fishing trip before going back to the room.

Bill is already awake. When they go to breakfast, Bill is light-hearted and singing. There is playful bantering, until Bill is afraid he has hurt Jake with a comment about impotence. They gather lunch and wine and go off to fish.

They go across open fields and streams. Finally,...

(The entire section is 832 words.)