A Clean Well Lighted Place

A Clean Well Lighted Place - 681 Ernest Miller Hemingway...

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681 Ernest Miller Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois July 21, 1898. He died in 1961 at the age of 63. Hemingway is known to be one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century. He has written more than one hundred short fiction stories, many of them are well known around the world. Some of these short stories have had just as powerful an impact as his novels. As a young man, Hemingway left his hometown in Illinois to go to Europe, where he worked for the Red Cross during World War I. His time spent there inspired him to write some of his most famous novels, most of which spoke of the horrors of the war. For instance, “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place” by Ernest Hemingway is a short story that focuses on three different age groups and their varying views on life. By analyzing the three different points of view, we see Hemingway’s perspective of an old man. The story is about an old man that every so often, sits in a very clean bar, drinks away at two o’clock in the morning and is the last one to leave. There
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