Theme Of Masculinity In The Story Hemingway

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In Hemingway’s stories, there are many examples of masculinity and how it can affect a story. It could affect how it’s read, how people act, and even the outcome of the story. Masculinity is a very important part of Hemingway’s stories and it would be completely different without the aspect. In Hemingway’s stories, masculinity is usually portrayed in ways of bravery and stoicism. In The Snows of Kilimanjaro, the main character is about to die and he is in his death bed. He goes on a journey to redeem himself of everything he has done so that he can die peacefully. In A Day’s Wait, the protagonist is stoic in the face of death, in The Gambler, The Nun, and The Radio, the two people that got shot were completely different in the way that one was cowering even though he wouldn’t die from the injury and the other one was facing the pain even though he had a low chance to come out of it alive. The Short and Happy Life of Francis Macomber also portrayed acts of bravery, the main character is brave enough to go on another hunt to redeem himself from his cowardice he had when he was facing his foe. Masculinity is a big part of all these stories but it will be the same in each story. They could all be different but even if it’s a small part, it will still affect the story. In The Snows of Kilimanjaro, the main character is going through death. Henry is dying from the gangrene Henry is dying from a gangrene infection because he did not apply any iodine to it after he got the
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