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The Sun Also Rises

The Sun Also Rises


by Ernest Hemingway

The Sun Also Rises: Don’t Make Light True or False

1. Who is Pedro Romero? -> A 19-year-old bullfighting prodigy
2. Why does Cohn beat up Romero? -> Because he was with Brett
3. What does Romero give to Brett? -> A bull’s ear (he really knows how to romance the ladies)
4. Why does Brett break things off with Romero? -> She is worried she’ll ruin him and his career
5. To what does Jake say “Yes, isn’t it pretty to think so?” -> Brett’s assertion that she and Romero could have been happy together