A Clean, Well-Lighted Place | Critical Essay by William B. Bache

This literature criticism consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis & critique of A Clean, Well-Lighted Place.
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Critical Essay by William B. Bache

SOURCE: “Craftsmanship in ‘A Clean, Well-Lighted Place,’” in The Personalist, Vol. XXXVII, No. 1, January, 1956, pp. 60-4.

In the following essay, Bache contends that “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place” is “valuable both as a comment on and as a representation of Hemingway's craftsmanship and insight.”

At first glance the short story “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place”1 by Ernest Hemingway may seem slight; yet if it is slight, it is so only in length and not by any other standard. The intrinsic value of the story has been well recognized by Mark Schorer, who has said of it: “‘A Clean, Well-Lighted Place’ is not only a short story, it is a model of the short story, with all the virtues...

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