Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

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Life and Art in Hemingway

Jennifer Garcia-Romance

English 1302.127
San Antonio College
Due September 27, 2011


Auer, Jim. Ernest Hemingway’sThe Old Man and the Sea. Woodbury, New York:

Baron’s Educational Series, 1984.

Hemingway, Earnest. The Old Man and the Sea. New York, New York: Scribner, 1952

Hulse, Caroline. Ernest Hemingway: His Life and the Works (1-2). Web 25 Sept. 2011.

Life and Art in Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway’s life had a strong impact on the story, Old Man and the Sea.

It is a story of determination, friendship and man versus nature struggle. It is also about a

strong bond between the young and the old, as well as the nature of turmoil of life in

Ernest Miller Hemingway was born July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois.
He was the second oldest of six children. He was born at his grandfather’s house which
was located at 439 North Oak Park Avenue. He weighed nine and half pounds and
measured twenty three inches tall. His mother taught him music and to embrace his
creativity, and his father taught him to love nature and wood craftsmanship.
Hemingway's work shows both his mother and father’s influences (Hulse 1-2)
Hemingway found out after he did an editing job for his school newspaper that he
wanted to have a career in writing. After he graduated from high school, Hemingway
went on and became a reporter for a Kansas City newspaper, the Kansas Star. He
became bored with this newspaper after six months. To satisfy his taste of adventure, he
enlisted to participate in World War I. Ernest had a defective left eye. He was
turned down for combat duty, but was accepted by the Red Cross as Ambulance Driver
(Auer 3).
On July 8th, 1918 Hemingway's was carrying a soldier to safety in his arms, when...

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