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Hemingway & The Broken Places

There are two themes that I often reflect on when reading A Farewell To Arms. These two being optimism and pessimism. These opposite themes weave in and out of the novel as Hemingway explores the consequences of war and its effect on mankind. 606 more words

Happy 134th Birthday Maxwell Perkins

Today is the 134th birthday of Maxwell Perkins.  My first exposure to him was from reading a book of correspondence between him and F. Scott Fitzgerald… 701 more words

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Every Life Has Consequences

If readers find it tough to read of the death of a beloved character, consider also how tough it may be for the writer to write it. 384 more words

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The Old Man and The Sea

After weeks of crippling laziness I’m finally back to continue the review series that no one will ever see. We’re coming back with a very well known classic The Old Man and The Sea. 529 more words

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Hurricane Florence, Haiku #2

From Ernest Hemingway’s short story “Big Two-Hearted River, Part Two.” 9 more words