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The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway - "A Way You'll Never Be" Summary & Analysis

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"A Way You'll Never Be" Summary

Nick arrives on the scene of a recent battle. He sifts through the dead bodies on his way to meet up with Italian troops. The commander is an old friend, Paravicini. Nick has recently been discharged from the army for mental stability problems. He enters the battlefield wearing an American uniform as a morale builder for the Italian soldiers. This is intended to reassure them that American troops are coming to reinforce them. Nick talks to some soldiers about grasshoppers and the difference between the Italian and American varieties. He realizes that he is on the verge of another mental breakdown and leaves quickly.

"A Way You'll Never Be" Analysis

Nick returns to the scene of his injury and has a difficult time feeling comfortable in the battlefield environment. The images of death...

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