The Sun Also Rises | Study Guide

Ernest Hemingway

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Book 1, Chapter 1 The novel opens with the narrator, Jake Barnes, describing his friend Robert Cohn. Jake's tone is somewhat sarcastic and... Read More
Book 1, Chapter 2 Cohn returns to Paris from America, where he had been promoting his novel, and his success there seems to have changed h... Read More
Book 1, Chapter 3 On a warm, spring night Jake meets a prostitute named Georgette and invites her for drinks and dinner. He finds her pret... Read More
Book 1, Chapter 4 Jake and Brett take the taxi back to Brett's hotel. During the drive Jake marvels at Brett's beauty. Outside he kisses h... Read More
Book 1, Chapter 5 The next morning Jake shares a taxi with two other writers to his office. They chat about last night's events and their ... Read More
Book 1, Chapter 6 Jake had plans to meet Brett later that day, but she doesn't show. Jake drives around in the taxi for a while before ret... Read More
Book 1, Chapter 7 When Jake arrives at the hotel the concierge informs him Brett returned to visit him. The concierge apologizes for havin... Read More
Book 2, Chapter 8 Weeks pass without Jake hearing from Brett or Cohn, although he tries to keep up with their gossip as he prepares for hi... Read More
Book 2, Chapter 9 The next morning Jake visits with Brett and Mike, who apologizes for being so drunk the night before. He practically beg... Read More
Book 2, Chapter 10 It is beautiful the next morning, so Bill, Cohn, and Jake have breakfast in town and stock supplies at the tackle store.... Read More
Book 2, Chapter 11 Jake and Bill board the bus to Burguete, which is filled with locals called Basques. They chat with the locals and share... Read More
Book 2, Chapter 12 The next morning Jake wakes early and digs for worms before waking Bill. Bill jokes about Jake burying money in the dirt... Read More
Book 2, Chapter 13 Jake and Bill say goodbye to the Englishman, Harris, who had survived the war and bonded with the Americans over fishing... Read More
Book 2, Chapter 14 Jake gets so drunk that night he does not even know what time he goes to bed, but he listens to each of his friends come... Read More
Book 2, Chapter 15 The fiesta begins. The entire city comes alive for the celebration. Once relaxing and calm, Jake notes the café now look... Read More
Book 2, Chapter 16 The weather shifts, becoming gloomy and cloudy. Montoya visits Jake's room to discuss Romero. Montoya nervously asks Jak... Read More
Book 2, Chapter 17 Later that night Cohn interrupts Jake and Mike to ask where Brett is. At first Jake denies knowing where she is, but Mik... Read More
Book 2, Chapter 18 On the final day of the fiesta Mike, Bill, Brett, and Jake share a meal. Mike flips over the table after a heated exchan... Read More
Book 3, Chapter 19 Mike, Bill, and Jake rent a car to leave Pamplona, and they go out drinking together one more time. Mike confesses he is... Read More
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