Hemingways nature is a place for rebirth for therapy

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Hemingway's nature is a place for rebirth, for therapy, and the hunter or fisherman has amoment of transcendence when the prey is killed.Nature is where men are without
School of Distance EducationPerspective on LiteraturePage 26women: men fish; men hunt; men find redemption in nature. Although Hemingwaywrites about sports, the emphasis is more on the athlete than the sport.In 1954, when Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, it was for "hismastery of the art of narrative, most recently demonstrated inThe Old Man and the Sea,and for the influence that he has exerted on contemporary style."He avoided complicatedsyntax and about 70 percent of the sentences are simple sentences—a childlike syntaxwithout subordination.Writing in "The Art of the Short Story," Hemingway explains: "A few things I have foundto be true. If you leave out important things or events that you know about, the story isstrengthened. If you leave or skip something because you do not know it, the story will beworthless. The test of any story is how very good the stuff that you, not your editors,omit."The simplicity of his prose is deceptive. Hemingway's legacy to American literature is hisstyle: writers who came after him emulated it or avoided it. After his reputation wasestablished with the publication ofThe Sun Also Rises, he became the spokesperson for thepost–World War I generation, having established a style to follow. His bookswere burned in Berlin in 1933, "as being a monument of modern decadence". His parentsdisavowed his literature as "filth". Reynolds asserts the legacy is that "he left stories andnovels so starkly moving that some have become part of our cultural heritage"INTRODUCTION"A Day's Wait" is a short story by Ernest Hemingway published in his 1933 short storycollectionWinner Take Nothingabout a nine-year old boy who is sick during a cold winter.Written in his simple prose style, the story is a casket of strong emotions, all the moreintense for the protagonist’s inability to express them.SUMMARYThe story opens as a father discovers that his 9-year-old boy, Schatz, has a fever. Thefather sends for the doctor and he diagnoses a mild case of influenza. As long as the feverdoesn’t go above 104 degrees, the doctor says, the boy will be fine, and he leaves threedifferent types of medication for the father to administer with instructions for each.Schatz’s temperature is determined to be 102 degrees.When the doctor leaves, the father reads to Schatz from a book about pirates, but the boyis not paying attention and is staring fixedly at the foot of the bed. His father suggests hetry to get some sleep, but Schatz says he would rather be awake. He also says that his
School of Distance EducationPerspective on LiteraturePage 27father needn’t stay in the room with him if he is bothered. His father says he isn’tbothered, and after giving him his 11 o’clock dose of medication, the father goes outside.

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