The Sun Also Rises Essay | "The Sun Also Rises": A Tragic Love Story

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"The Sun Also Rises": A Tragic Love Story

Summary: The love story between Jake and Brett in "The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway is tragic because Jake and Brett are looking for something to give meaning and purpose to their lives, but only find disappointment and despair.
In The Sun Also Rises, a tragic love story develops between Jake and Brett, who love each other but cannot become physically romantic because of an injury suffered by Jake during World War I. Jake's unrequited love makes him feel insecure and disillusioned while Brett feels pain due to her inability to find happiness in her life. Both try to solve their problems by drinking and partying, which only amplify their problems.

Due to an injury from battle in WWI, Jake is rendered impotent and unable to satisfy the sexual desires of women (22). Brett, the love of his life, refuses to enter into a relationship with him because she feels that she needs traditional sex to be happy (24). To make the situation more painful, the two live in close proximity to each other, and Jake has to witness Brett going out with...

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