“The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber

Read the following ten stories in The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories. ISBN-13: 978-0-684-80444-6

o The Snows of Kilimanjaro
o A Clean, Well-Lighted Place
o A Day’s Wait
o The Gambler, the Nun, and the Radio
o Fathers and Sons
o In Another Country
o The Killers
o A Way You’ll Never Be
o Fifty Grand
o The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber

Watch Video: “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber” at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPibTQcpzQo
Watch Video: Ernest Hemingway reading his Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoI9OgVxDNE&feature=related

Define your perception of the “Hemingway Hero.” Cite three characters (not in Hemingway’s work) that you would consider Hemingway heroes, and cite one character who would not fit your definition. Explain why you have chosen these characters. In your conclusion, address the importance of understanding Hemingway’s conception of a hero.