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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Yes. Yes, along with "Old Man In the Sea", "For Whom the Bell Tolls", and numerous other Hemingway books. Hemingway, at his death, had published nearly three dozen novels.
That Cohn refused to accept reality as a whole enigma. Cohn obviously did have inner rage, but through his actions, he clearly didn't hold it in.
"Life is not perfect, but when we meet obstacles, we will overcome them". Brett, Cohn, and Barnes were mainly affected by this theme.
Telegram. The most chilling telegraph of the story was when Brett telegrammed Jake that she needed him. It set off suspense.
All of these answers (It agitated him, He let his guard down, It made him make nasty comments). During one of his drunken states, his true jealousy over Brett and Pedro Romero surfaced.
One. The one man killed was a mid 30's gentleman. In the running of bulls tradition, they are allowed to parade down the street, without caution to the safety of pedestrians. This occurs one morning annually.
|Throughout the story, it was made clear that Jake Barnes had an insomnia problem. He would read his book, or just lie awake for hours at a time. In Pamplona, Spain, he would repetitively be woken up around 6:00 A.M. Was this due to the loud noise of the fiesta?||"The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway- Horizons
Yes. During fiesta week, the people would be up at dawn, parading under the arcades. Spanish traditions were highly regarded.
$1,832.60. The story is set after World War I, so this amount in the bank would be worth nearly 50,000 dollars today.
Excitement and expectation. Tradition, ruthless, and anxiety were all present, but the excitement and expectation for the bull fight was higher. Remember, in bull fights, it is a tradition to remove the ear of the bull.
|Jake Barnes is the protagonist in the story, because he changes from hesitant to likely more mature. Which character would be considered the "universal antagonist" in the story, affecting all of the characters in some way?||"The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway- Horizons
Robert Cohn. Robert Cohn was regarded as annoying by each character. Besides fighting with Pedro, he had numerous confrontations with Mike. Mike liked to make a mockery out of Cohn's naturally obsessive condition.
Somber and calm. Brett always looks to Jake for comfort. He considers her nothing more than a friend, but comforts her in her times of need.
Metaphor. A metaphor makes a direct comparison. A simile compares using "like" or "as", and a hyperbole expresses an exaggeration.
|The following excerpt comes from Chapter VII: "Finally, we went up to Montmarte. Inside Zelli's it was crowded, smoky, and noisy. The music hit you as you went in. Brett and I danced. It was so crowded we could barely move."
Which literary device is used in the sentence "The music hit you as you went in"?
||"The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway- Horizons
Personification. Personification means to give human-like qualities to an inanimate object.
|Brett and Jake Barnes had the following conversation in Spain after Pedro Romero rejected her:
Brett: "You know I didn't believe it at first. He was born in 1905. I was in school in Paris, then. Think of that." |
Jake: "Anything you want me to think about it?"
"We'll have two more Martinis."
Bartender: "As they were before, sir?"
Brett: "They were very good."
Bartender: "Thank you, ma'am."
What form of English slang did Brett use in response.
|"The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway- Horizons
"Bung-O". "Bung-O" means to be in agreement. This is a phrase Brett used frequently throughout the book.
|Chapter XI is set near Loyola, Spain. Cohn is still hanging around. Bill, Jake Barnes' best friend, is a lover of wines. Which word completes this common phrase Bill uses throughout the book?
"________ a little wine, Brother. Let us not doubt, brother."||"The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway- Horizons
Utilize. "Utilize" in English prose, which "The Sun Also Rises" is written in, simply means "to drink."
|Chapter X of "The Sun Also Rises" is set in Bayonne, France, prior to the bull fight. It has already been established that Cohn is a pest. But, the beauty of Bayonne seemed enough to take away from Cohn's peskiness. What is the opening line of Chapter X?||"The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway- Horizons
"In the morning it was bright, and they were sprinkling the streets of the town, and we all had breakfast in a cafe.". The Basque Country is located in France. It is considered a very beautiful area, has fishing, and is mountainous. Bill and Jake Barnes, in the novel, go fishing near a dam in this region.
The old man was dreaming about the lions.. We learn early on in the book that Santiago no longer dreams of storms, women, great occurrences, great fish, fights, contests of strength, his wife or of the boy, but that he "only dreamed of places now and of the lions on the beach".
|Darkness falls, and another day begins. The old man sees the marlin for the first time and is stunned by its length. He catches various smaller fish and eats them raw to sustain his strength. Again, darkness falls and another day begins. Finally, the fish slows down and the old man is able to stab it, kill it, and tie it fast to his skiff. And then the sharks started coming. Did the sharks leave anything at all from the great marlin?||Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea" Quiz
yes. Though the sharks did eat nearly every bit of the marlin, they did leave the spinal cord and the head.
|While hanging on to the line (constantly pulled by the marlin), the old man's hands got cut, burned and, in general, very hurt. One of his hands cramped. Was it his right hand?||Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea" Quiz
No. Santiago never could control his left hand as well as his right. With his hand cramped and the line pulling, he threatened and then pleaded with his disobedient hand to cooperate, which it eventually did.
A warbler. Santiago was glad for its company and talked a bit to the little bird, but it soon flew away when the fishing line jerked.
|One day in September, just like any other day, the old man goes out fishing in the wee hours of the morning. After a while, he catches a an "albacore" (tuna), and then he hooks THE fish: the great marlin. At what time of the day did the old man hook the marlin?||Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea" Quiz
Noon. Santiago hooked the marlin at noon on the "lucky" eighty-fifth day.
Manolin. However, much like Santiago is called "the old man", Manolin is mainly referred to as "the boy".
|In all the village, the old man only has one true friend: a young boy. The old man and the boy once fished together, but the boy's parents made him stop and fish in another boat because they said the old man was "salao", which means what?||Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea" Quiz
The worst form of unlucky. Manolin (the boy) did not want to leave Santiago, but, as he said himself, he was just a boy and had to obey his parents. Santiago understood and they continued being close friends even though Manolin fished with a very successful fishing skiff while Santiago went day after day without catching much of anything.
The book doesn't say. The only reason we know Santiago had a wife in the first place is that he has a tinted photograph of her which he keeps hidden as it makes him sad to see it.
Joe DiMaggio. Though the legend never actually appears in the book, DiMaggio plays an important part in "The Old Man and the Sea" as Santiago often compares his hardships to DiMaggio's bone spur, sympathizes with his fisherman father and referrs to him as "the great DiMaggio".
Santiago. However, he is usually referred to in the book as "the old man".
"Oh, Jake, we could have had such a damned good time together.". She obviously regrets her actions and the fact Jake had been injured.
Cyclists. Jake has coffee with the team manager.
He thinks you must overpay the French for them to like you.. "Life is simplest in France because everything has a clear financial basis."
Jake and Bill catch trout.. They enjoyed two bottles of wine and caught a total of 10 trout.
She accompanies a bullfighter to Madrid.. Once the bullfighter (Romero)proposes marriage, she telegrams Jake and asks for his immediate arrival. She explains that she does not want to corrupt the young bullfighter.