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Hemingway's Lost Generation in "The Sun Also Rises"

Summary: In "The Sun Also Rises" Ernest Hemingway paints a portrait of American artists disillusioned by American life following World War I. This gives rise to Hemingway as the leader of the "lost generation."
The hardship and poverty caused as a result of the war sent many poets, artists, and writers searching for new standards throughout the roaring twenties. "Post World War I, countless intellectual Americans rejecting materialism, American values, and seeking a bohemian lifestyle, fled to France congregating within Paris"(Essortment). Among these intellectuals was perhaps one of the most preeminent writers of the era, Ernest Hemingway. Many critics believe Hemingway had no moral, ethical, or social principles and that he was in many ways the founder of the " Lost Generation." Breaking traditions and capturing the freedom to experiment, Hemingway used an authentic event on which to base his novel "The Sun Also Rises." Through the characters and setting of The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway explores the aimlessness and, disillusionment as well as the break from tradition that represented the " Lost Generation."

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