The Sun Also Rises And A Farewell To Arms

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In the course of literature of the twentieth century, Hemingway had made a significant contribution and a distinct change especially in the field of fiction .The author’s style which was not accepted at the beginning has become a school in itself. Hemingway’s personal experiences of the hard realities of the age have revolutionized his ideas and attitudes which have been dramatized in his writings. He experienced the violence of war and its resulting chaos and thus, his writings have discussed the condition of a man in a society disgusted and upset by that violence and its chaos that is much pronounced in his early writings of In Our Time, The Sun Also Rises , and A Farewell to Arms and has continued in his later works with a new apparel …show more content…
The author’s first novel The Sun Also Rises has been devoted to depict the tragedy of a group of expatriate whom they appear aimless in the era followed the war ; it is the era of aimlessness and disillusion and the most wounded one among the group ,Jake Barnes , has chosen to fight and struggle with fortitude and stoic calm . The tragedy of war is continued in A Farewell to Arms with broken hopes . The war has destroyed all the hopes of the novel’s protagonist Frederic Henry and he fights and struggles face to face with a world hostile and cruel. By the time Hemingway comes again in For Whom the Bell Tolls to reaffirm his belief in man but the single individual struggling is no longer alone as his protagonist , Robert Jordan , is heading a group of Spanish people whom they fight for the sake of the Loyalist case and for the sake of all humanity that in turn force them to face the bitterness of that war either physically or psychologically

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