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The Sun Also Rises

Ernest Hemingway

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Ernest Hemingway

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War Literature

Perspective and Narrator

The Sun Also Rises is narrated in the first person from the limited perspective of Jake Barnes. His narration is unemotional and detached. He occasionally acknowledges he is telling a "story," suggesting a journalistic tone.


The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway is narrated in the past tense.

About the Title

The title The Sun Also Rises comes from a biblical quotation noted in the novel's second epigraph; it suggests nature always regenerates as each generation falls.


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