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            Ernest Miller Hemingway is a well-known American author who wrote in the .
             He has written several novels such as, A Farewell to Arms, For Whom .
             the Bell Tolls, and The Old Man and the Sea. The Sun Also Rises was finished on April .
             1, 1926 and was published in October of 1926 (Selkirk 96, Bruccoli 75). The Sun Also .
             Rises was Hemingway's expression of his own life. He had changed the names of his .
             friends and some of the details, but the real identities of the characters were obvious to .
             anyone in Paris (Selkirk 92). The Sun Also Rises encapsulates the angst of the .
             post-World War I generation, know as the Lost Generation. This poignantly beautiful .
             story of a group of American and English expatriates on a sojourn from Paris to .
             Pamplona represents a dramatic step forward for Hemingway's evolving style. Featuring .
             Left Bank Paris in the 1920's and brutally realistic descriptions of bullfighting in Spain, .
             the story is about the flamboyant Lady Brett Ashley and the hapless Jake Barnes (Wilson .
             4). Ernest Miller Hemingway is an American author who has penned several novels and .
             short stories; one of his works is The Sun Also Rises. .
             Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. Hemingway was .
             raised with the conservative Midwestern values of strong religion, hard work, physical .
             fitness and self-determination; if one adhered to these parameters, he was taught, he .
             would be ensured of success in whatever field he chose (Wilson 1). As a boy, he was .
             taught by his father to hunt and fish. When he wasn't hunting or fishing his mother taught .
             him the finer points of music. Hemingway never had a knack for music and suffered .
             through choir practices and cello lessons, however the musical knowledge he acquired .
             from his mother helped him share in his first wife Hadley's interest in the piano (1). .
             Hemingway received his formal schooling in the Oak Park public school system. In high .
             school he was mediocre at sports, playing football, swimming, water basketball and .

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