Everything you need to understand or teach The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway.
The Sun Also Rises is Ernest Hemingway's classic novel about expatriates living in Paris during the years following World War I. It follows a group of friends who travel from Paris to the festival of San Fermin in Pamplona, Spain, where their interactions expose much about their true characters.
The story opens in Paris, where American journalist Jake Barnes is spending time with his friend Robert Cohn, an American Jewish writer who has published one book. During a night on the town, they run into Lady Brett Ashley, a twice-divorced English woman with whom Jake is in love. The relationship is doomed, however, because a war injury has left Jake impotent. Brett has made it clear that although she loves him, she has sexual needs that he cannot fulfill.
Brett's fiance, Englishman Mike Campbell, arrives in Paris, as does Jake's friend Bill Gorton, a writer from Chicago. Bill...
The Sun Also Rises Lesson Plans contain 162 pages of teaching material, including: