Freeside Europe Online Academic Journal

Freeside Europe Online Academic Journal

Modern cultural, literary and linguistic perspectives

Gábor Wertheimer: Representation of Death in Hemingway's Short Stories


This paper examines the different concepts of death in Ernest Hemingway's short stories. The dominance of this genre in his works coincides with the first decade of his writing career and the most significant short stories that are directly connected to well-known, thoroughly researched events of his life that are also fictionalized in most of his works, clearly show the distinct changes in his understanding and interpretation of the ultimate end of everything. His four short stories this paper focuses on, through his characteristic narration and dialogues built of an austere vocabulary, outline the process that marks these changes.

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ISSN 1786-7967

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