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A Clean, Well-Lighted Place

A Clean, Well-Lighted Place


by Ernest Hemingway

A Clean, Well-Lighted Place: A Cafe of My Own True or False

1. Who wants to close the cafe and send everyone home? -> Younger waiter
2. What impressive thing can we say about the old man's drinking? -> He offers beer to the whole bar
3. Why is there dialogue but limited description of the characters? -> This is Hemingway. That's what he does.
4. What is the Spanish word for nothing? -> Nada
5. Which statement might accurately summarize this story? -> Nothing is certain but death and taxes.