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The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway - "Ten Indians" Summary & Analysis

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"Ten Indians" Summary

Nick comes home from a Fourth of July celebration in town. As he rides with his neighbors, the Garners, he sees nine Indian men passed out from drinking too much. The Garners tease Nick about his relationship with an Indian girl named Prudence Mitchell. When he gets home, his father prepares dinner for him and tells him that he saw Prudence out in the woods with another man. Nick goes to bed thinking that his heart is broken but wakes up in the morning feeling much better.

"Ten Indians" Analysis

The relationships that Nick has with Indian girls during his teen years are hinted at in other stories. In all cases, it is implied that the Indian girls are not faithful to Nick or to anyone else. In this story, the reader has both a specific name of an...

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