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The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway - "In Another Country" Summary & Analysis

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"In Another Country" Summary

In Milan, a group of officers undergo long-term physical reconstruction and therapy for their war injuries. After therapy, they go to a favorite cafy, the Cova. The narrator explains that he has only received medals because he is American. One of his friends tries to teach him Italian grammar. This friend, a major, has recently lost his wife to pneumonia. While the group responds to the physical therapy, they are unable to cure their mental and emotional injuries.

"In Another Country" Analysis

The American narrator of this story continues a tradition in Hemingway's work of showing how war heroes and stories are often overrated. His medals are not based on merit and he is quick to point this out. On the other hand, wounded men who have lost many of the important parts of their lives surround...

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