The Sun Also Rises Essay | Student Essay

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Critical Lens: the Sun Also Rises

Summary: Norman Cousins once wrote, "Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live." This quote will be compared to the themes in the novel.
Norman Cousins once wrote, "Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live." This statement explains that life can be worse that death. Sometimes the experiences that people go through can be very traumatic and painful, and some might say that they are better off dead. In The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway, some of the characters go through experiences that may make them feel as though death is the only true escape from the physical, emotional, and psychological pain and suffering. The story takes place in post- World War I Europe. There, the narrator, Jake Barnes is living his life with a physical war injury, which complicates his life greatly. Lady Brett Ashley was a nurse in war which could have provided her with more psychological damage than most people could bear...

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