A Clean, Well-Lighted Place
A Clean, Well-Lighted Place Themes
Little Words, Big Ideas
Unhappiness, discontent, or just plain everyday life – call it what you will, dissatisfaction is a pretty universal theme in the works of Mr. Ernest Hemingway. In "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place...
The real conflict of "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place" is not between two characters, but, rather, in a more abstract sense, between man and time. The story deals with characters that all have differen...
Drugs and Alcohol
Hemingway was a big drinker, and so are most of his characters; some are so-called "good" drunks, while others are "bad" ones. What, you may ask, is a "good" drunk in Hemingway's experienced opinio...
Now, "Old Age" may look a lot like "Mortality" to young whippersnappers, but let us just tell you that while these two themes are related, they are certainly not the same. In this text, the process...
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