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Research Paper On Ernest Hemingway

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15 September 2017

Ernest Hemingway Although Ernest Hemingway might be an older author, he has written some classic novels, such as The Old Man and the Sea and For Whom the Bell Tolls. This American short story writer and novelist was around years ago. Born in 1899, Ernest was raised by his parents, Clarence and Grace Hemingway. Growing up, Ernest and his parents loved to spend time away from their home in Chicago, Illinois. The family owned a cabin in northern Michigan where they spent their time hunting and fishing (Shmoop.com). During his high school years, Ernest loved to play sports, such as boxing and football, and
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This is what inspired Ernest to write one of his best selling novels, titled A Farewell to Arms.
In 1920, Ernest got back on his feet and decided to move to Toronto to take on a job as a Toronto Star newspaper journalist. Later in the year, Ernest decided that he wanted to move back to his hometown of Chicago, Illinois. Although he moved away from Toronto, he still kept his job. During this time Ernest spent at home, he met a woman named Elizabeth Hadley Richardson. Elizabeth would turn out to be Ernest’s first wife. After the couple was married, Ernest and Elizabeth soon moved to the city of Paris, France. As a writer, Ernest met Gertrude Stein in Paris, who would soon become something of a mentor to Ernest. Gertrude introduced Ernest to other artists, such as Pablo Picasso and F. Scott Fitzgerald (Biography.com). In 1923, Ernest and his wife, Elizabeth, became pregnant with their first child. During this time when Ernest wasn’t writing, he and Elizabeth traveled to Pamplona, Spain where they attended a bullfight, in hopes to “toughen up” their unborn son (Shmoop.com). The couple’s son, John, was born on October 10, 1923. In May of 1925, Hemingway constructed a friendship with F. Scott Fitzgerald. Although this friendship didn’t last long, I believe it gave Hemingway an inside look on the life of a professional author. Within the following years, Hemingway and Hadley took
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