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A Clean, Well-Lighted Place

A Clean, Well-Lighted Place


by Ernest Hemingway

A Clean, Well-Lighted Place: I Prefer Dark and Messy True or False

1. Which of these words does not describe the man in the cafe? -> Purple
2. What does the waiter say to the man when he asks for another drink? -> That he should get an email address
3. Even though he's drunk the old man is still: -> Dignified
4. Why do people need clean, well-lit places? -> So they can forget about death
5. Of the three men, whom do we get to know best? -> Older waiter