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NOTES NUMBER ONE If there are images in this attachment, they will not be displayed. Download the original attachment E316K Notes for Exam 3 Read handout on naturalism. Consider the Waste Land as a large theme(s). In the Bell Jar (Mommy) is an attempt to create an identity that you live by. Magic is about the slight of hand; suspending disbelief(?). One cannot break with one’s past. March 31, 2009 Ernest Hemingway 1. Born in Oak Park, Illinois 2. Father was a prominent doctor who committed suicide (as did he) 3. Always in competition with F. Scott Fitzgerald 4. Realm of modernism 5. Newspaper reporter for the Kansas City Star
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1. Helped him to leave out the unnecessary 2. Direct sentences – deceptively simple sentence structure 6. Drove an ambulance during WWI 1. War correspondent 2. Expatriate – voluntarily went to Paris 7. The key is REVISION – revising the text; honing it down 8. What you write is an “eighth of the whole” 1. 7/8ths of the story are behind it 9. The Killers 1. Nealistic vision – nothing matters 2. Spare dialogue 3. Men speaking to each other in “gangster talk” 4. Formula for a western – somebody new comes to town 5. First mention of Hemingway’s recurrent hero – Nick Adams – knows everyone 6. “Silver beer” 1. “bevo” – one of the first non-alcoholic beers 2. Prohibition – angry because no alcohol 3. Saloon turned diner because of prohibition 7. Xenophobia 8. Sam = hero of the story 9. Bright boy = Nick
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10. P. 1786 “talk to me bright boy…” – two hitmen going to kill a Swede (Olie Anderson) 1. False innocence – worried about the atom bomb 2. Loss of innocence April 2, 2009 11. Taunting Nick by calling him a sissy 12. “…you never know at the time. ..” – one of Hemingway’s lessons 1. “he had never had a towel in his mouth before” – loss of innocence 14. Everything is out of order: the clock, Ole doesn’t come to the diner, lady who owns the inn isn’t there – world is not perfect & wonderful 15. Goes to see Ole Anderson – he probably was paid to throw a fight, but didn’t lose – trying to tell him to run, but he says he “got in wrong” 1. He knows what he did to be wrong – not necessarily throwing the fight, but taking the bribe in the first place… 16. Grace under pressure – awaits death like a man 1. Codes of men and women – Hemingway’s ideals 2. Take responsibility for your own actions
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Flannery O’Connor 1. One of the best short story writers 2. She wrote from the standpoint of Christian good and evil 1. Sacramental view of life 3. Grew up in Georgia – died young 4. Everything That Rises Must Converge – collection of her short stories 5. Southern Gothic writer – as is Faulkner 1. Grotesque character in the south 2. Bizarre humor 6. A Good Man is Hard to Find 1. Grandmother = villain? 1. Takes her cat which ends up causing the wreck
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2010 for the course ENGL 316K taught by Professor Berry during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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