Ernest Hemingway Code Hero

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Ernest Hemingway made a statement in literature due to the heroic actions of his reliable characters. This has been defined as the Hemingway Hero or commonly known “Code Hero”. It is based on typical manly characteristics. The Hemingway Hero has always exhibited honor, courage and endurance. It also conserves his good morals and his respect for traditions. But every character faces a battle with his downfall. The Hemingway tendency of creating heroes with physical or emotional wounds and fears. As Hemingway describes “A man who lives correctly, following the ideals...in a world that is sometimes chaotic, often stressful, and always painful.” The reader can appreciate the Code Hero mainly in The Sun Also Rises, For Whom The Bells Tolls …show more content…
In the chapter 26 of (FWTBT) Jordan is passionate about the anti-fascist movement he belongs to. Hemingway refers about him by saying “At the either of those places who were engaged in, passionate about his duties.” Illustrating his commitment as a soldier to defend and protect his country. Also, his deep respect to his American morals. However, there were moments when he felt discouraged and confuse about the Spanish War. Hemingway describes Jordan’s feelings in the quote, “You never kill anyone that you want to kill in war.” Jordan religious values and will influence morals create disbelieve on the purpose of the deaths. His thoughts slowly transform his point of view of the war. Jordan often faces a battle with his inner morals and patriotism for America. His judgment of right and wrong had been shaping up according the war. As a result Jordan struggles to survive with his actions and decisions. He fulfills the Hemingway exact description of the Code …show more content…
The first character the reader is introduced to is the Old Man. The author says a little of the back story about this man “Last week he tried to commit suicide, one waiter said. Why? He was in despair.” The reader assumes the reason behind the suicide is his will to forget an emotional wound. The Old Man has money and someone that takes care of him, but he still try to scape reality. As the night goes by the reader acknowledge his abuse of alcohol. The waiters say “He’s drunk now, he said. He’s drunk every night.” The Old Man is seeking for a way to get away from this stressful world. He is a clean drunk, meaning he can handle enough amounts of liquor to make him forget. The Old Man’s feelings are guesses by the reader, but not known because the Hemingway hero never expresses its

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