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The Metamorphosis

Summary: Hemmingway, in "The Sun Also Rises", is trying to convey the utter devastation war can cause on those it captures in its grasp. He is making the reader aware of the risks of fighting for our country.
Throughout one's life many events mold a person's identity. For most these events occur in early childhood or adolescence. However, for Brett, Robert, Mike, Bill and Jake of Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises one such event occurs during their adult lives. The aforementioned event, of course, is the Fiesta of San Fermin. Hemingway depicts the fiesta as metaphor for war in the novel with certain choices of diction such as "the fiesta exploded"(Hemingway 156), "like a shrapnel burst"(Hemingway 157) and "the pipes shrill and the drums sounding"(Hemingway 157). The image of war infers the magnitude of change that war brings upon in every wretched soul it touches. This ability of war parallels the fiesta's ability to inspire the same change in its participants. Thus, Hemmingway portrays the fiesta as a setting that invokes change with its apparent absence of time, its lack of consequences for actions and...

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