`` A Clean, Well Lighted Place `` By Ernest Hemingway Essay

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A hero doesn’t need to have superhuman abilities like flight, superstrength, or invincibility. The attributes of a hero can be anyone who follows superb morals, make an effort to help anyone, and help make a difference in our world. The definition of a hero is based on people’s opinion of what a hero do to help people. While some people believe that a stereotypical comic superhero is a definition of a hero, others believe that a hero can be anyone. Ernest Hemingway, the famous author for a various amount of classical stories, influences many people on what a hero is1. Based on his stories, people use the term “Code Hero” to describe the type of traits a hero has in Hemingway’s stories and use these traits to define what a true hero is. In one of his stories, “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place,” the older waiter is an example of Hemingway’s code on what a hero is because he embodies the traits of what a hero do like “facing reality, impose some meaning in a meaningless universe by achieving form through ritual, and don’t judging other and instead; view the unenlightened with irony and pity”. One of the reasons why the older waiter is an example of Hemingway’s code hero is because he embodies the traits of what a hero do like “face reality”. For example, In Hemingway’s “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place,” the story takes place at night in a café. The two waiters serving an old man who was drinking outside alone. While the old man was drinking, the two waiters were talking to each other…

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