Analysis Of Ernest Hemingway's Glorious Paris

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Page 1 of 5 ZOOM Brown 3Jane BrownProfessor GEnglish 10118 October 2015Hemingway’s Glorious Paris It was the 1920’s and the end of World War I. The cobblestone streets are lined with store fronts and cafés. Down the road you could hear a small roar coming from “The Dingo Bar”; as you approach it, you see a group of men sharing stories of the war and their discontent of today’s society. Your eye is drawn to a young man in the middle of the table. As he sips his wine, he turns his head towards you, and in that moment he shines his charming smile directly at you. This is how I always envisioned my first meeting with Ernest Hemingway in Paris if I had been there. The years Hemingway spent in Paris would play an important role in his first marriage, the development of his writing style, and was the backdrop to many adventures as a young man. Ernest Hemingway arrived in Paris in December of 1921 with his wife Hadley Richardson, whom he had married (in October of the previous year.) the previous year in October (sounds better). Hadley was a very simple and meek girl that was dominated by hermother. All that changed once she met the handsome young writer/explorer (and explorer—take out the slash symbol) Ernest Hemingway. She once told a friend the he was an “Explosion in herlife” (Chicago Tribune) Soon after they meet, they were married and on their way to Paris. In December, 1922, they arrived in Paris and began living their Bohemian lifestyle, even though they lived on

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