Hemingway Essay

695 Words Sep 29th, 2011 3 Pages
An American icon, noble price winner, heavy drinker, serious hunter, lovely father, and much more, Ernest Hemingway has really captured people’s imaginations with his writing and actions. There are only quite a few people who are all rounded like Ernest Hemingway. Ernest Hemingway had made his name very popular with his writing skill and adventures.
Born on July 21, 1899 in suburban Oak Park, IL to Dr. Clarence and Grace Hemingway, Ernest was the second of six children to be raised in a quiet suburban town by his physician father and devout musician mother. Indeed, Hemingway's childhood pursuits fostered the interests, which would blossom into literary material. Although Grace hoped her son would be influenced by her musical interests,
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During this six months period when Hemingway had neither Hadley nor Pauline to comfort him, he felt both alone and guilty. He wrote to Pauline of suicide. She was in America and he still in Paris to comply with Hadley's separation terms for a divorce. It was fall 1925 and Hemingway wrote to Pauline telling her it would be best for both of them if he died and went to hell. He had written 'Another Country' during this period. The story tells of his physiotherapy in Italy. The central character was an Italian Major whose wounded right hand had turned into a claw and whose young wife has just died of pneumonia. His other two novels, The Torrents of Spring and The Sun Also Rises, were doing extremely well and Hemingway in a fit of guilt wrote a new will giving all the royalties of his books, present and future to his son, John Hadley, nicknamed Bumby. On January 27th 1927 Hemingway was divorced from Hadley and on May 10th 1927 Hemingway married Pauline in a Catholic ceremony. Pauline was a Catholic and Hemingway, it appeared had been baptized in the Catholic faith, nine years earlier by an Italian priest whilst he served as an ambulance driver.
During the twenties, Hemingway became a member of the group of expatriate Americans in Paris, which he described in his first important

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