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Unformatted text preview: Leigh, David J. "In Our Time: The Interchapters As Structural Guides To A Psychological Pattern." Studies In Short Fiction 12.1 (1975): 1-8. Academic Search Premier . Web. 23 Feb. 2013. 31 Jung David J. Leigh focuses his essay on the interchapters present in Hemingway’s In Our Time . Leigh is arguing that the shift between the stories and vignettes is a structural representation of the psychological aspect of the novel. He uses Nick as an example of this because of his experience with the war. Leigh divides his essay into three major parts. The first discusses the general layout of the stories themselves, the second talks about the connection between the stories and the interchapters, and the last, most extensive part, talks about Nick and Leigh’s idea of “existential neurosis”. The concluding point that Leigh makes is how Nick’s life and mind is parallel to the discontinuity of the stories and interchapters. David Leigh is a well-published author who wrote many articles in various journals. Most of his writings are based off of religion and spirituality. Moddelmog, Debra A. "The Unifying Consciousness Of A Divided Conscience: Nick Adams As Author Of In Our Time." American Literature 60.4 (1988): 591. Academic Search Premier . Web. 25 Feb. 2013. In her essay, Debra Moddelmog examines the possibility of Nick Adams being a direct representation of Hemingway. She mentions the risk Hemingway takes in making a novel that is close to the line distinguishing fact from fiction. She goes so far as to argue that In Our Time could be read as an autobiography because of its relations to the Nick Adams stories. Moddelmog depicts Nick as a hero and she focuses her attention largely towards the last story of In Our Time , “The Big-Hearted River”. She discusses the connection between Nick reminiscing and thinking about his life to the stories and vignettes that describe it more in 32 detail. I want to use her article to argue whether or not Nick Adams really is a hero and what Hemingway’s message is by having this character go through an experience that changes him psychologically. Expanding upon that I want to connect that point with whether or not that supports or opposes the assumption that Nick is the “Hemingway hero”. Young, Philip. "Adventures of Nick Adams." Nick Adams . Ed. Bloom Harold. N.p.: Chelsea House, 2004. 7-26. Print. Philip Young illustrates Nick as a hero but also what he terms “a wounded man”. He mentions how the last story in In Our Time depicts the life of a sick man who needs to be physically occupied in order to avoid experience traumatic flashbacks from the war. He discusses how the issue of Nick Adams is not found in the first half of the book in which Nick is faced with seeing a suicide, and breaking up with a girl he claims he loves. Instead, it is in the depictions of war and what happened as he went to war. Young provides an argument saying that in these instances, Nick is directly facing violence and death, which is to a...
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