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The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway - "Up in Michigan" Summary & Analysis

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"Up in Michigan" Summary

Jim Gilmore buys the blacksmith business in a small Michigan town. Liz Coates, the waitress at D.J. Smith's shop, develops a crush on him. Jim and the other men of the town go deer hunting. When Jim returns, Liz is excited to see him but disappointed that he does not show any excitement to see her. That evening, the men get very drunk. Liz waits up for the group to leave the shop, hoping to get another look at Jim before he goes. Jim comes out, still drunk, but very happy. He hugs and kisses Liz and invites her on a walk. During the walk, Jim hugs and kisses her. Stopping in a warehouse, Jim's affection becomes stronger until he has sex with Liz over her protests. After the sex, Jim passes out. Liz cannot wake...

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