A Moveable Feast - Hunger Was Good Discipline Summary & Analysis

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Hunger Was Good Discipline Summary and Analysis

Hemingway has given up journalism and is trying to live off his other writing. He implies that he does not always have money for food, making him hungry much of he time. He lies to Hadley and tells her he is having lunch with someone, but goes for a walk instead. When he is hungry, he tries to avoid the bakeries and restaurants on his walks through Paris because they make him even hungrier. He has a regular route plotted through the city to the museum in the Luxembourg Gardens that does not pass any food establishments.

At the museum, he likes to look at the paintings by Cezanne, imagining that Cezanne himself might have been hungry when he painted them. His hunger heightens his perception of the paintings, he says.

After leaving the museum...

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