He is the greatest American writer, no doubt Added 3 years ago by guest, 2 points Best American writer of all time because of his beautiful prose and experimental writing. Love him or hate him, in regards to literature, there are few who have contributed as much as him. Added 4 years ago by guest, 11 points "Absalom, Absalom!
Jul 12, Nicholas rated it really liked it Some of the cruelest dialogue written is directed toward Robert Cohn. It is included on the Guardian top list and on others.
And this is a story with so many themes and values that this note could not even get started on them, but still: A big fish, if not a giant. Since he has gone for many days without a catch- who says there is no global warming or climate change? He has a good friend that, in modern reading and with the extensions of significances and symbols that I guess are practiced today could be a lover.
It might be a more complex relationship, but the original intent might have been just a sort of fellowship of fishermen.
The version I heard today did not really satisfy me. Nevertheless, I will give the story a five stars rating, because of the overwhelming, mesmerizing message of the book. In my humble opinion.
That did not really bother me. Rod Steiger spoke English with a too heavy Spanish accent and I never understand why they do this. After all, the character spoke Spanish not English with a Spanish accent, if the issue is to get as close as possible to the original.
Something else that impedes on my ability to enjoy the works of Hemingway is the author himself and his abysmal behavior. Hemingway appears as very obnoxious, violent- which actually we know from so many other sources- and even dirty.
In a book I read- Happy for No Reason- Muriel Hemingway is mentioned and her tendency to depression and the family history of suicides and mental illness."Hills Like White Elephants" is a short story by Ernest Hemingway.
It was first published in August , in the literary magazine transition, then later in the short story collection Men Without Women. The last novel Ernest Hemingway saw published, The Old Man and the Sea has proved itself to be one of the enduring works of American fiction.
It is the story of an old Cuban fisherman and his supreme ordeal: a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Prologue "Try to touch the past. Try to deal with the past. It's not real. It's just a dream." —Ted Bundy It didn't start out here.
Not with the scramblers or Rorschach, not with Big Ben or Theseus or the vampires. Most people would say it started with the Fireflies, but they'd be wrong. Discussion of themes and motifs in Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea.
eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of The Old Man and the Sea so you can excel on your. The film featured John Garfield and Patricia Neal. Other films based on Hemingway books include A Farewell to Arms and The Sun Also Rises. BEST ERNEST HEMINGWAY BOOKS.
These are two best books by Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea () and A Moveable Feast () which received positive critic upon their release. The character who is the best-of-the-best with a supporting cast that Can't Catch Up comes across someone even better than them; someone more powerful than the Super Hero, or more skilled than the ninja, or smarter than The Professor, or richer and more important than the rich important guy, or a better banjo player than the master banjo player, etc.