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The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway - "Get a Seeing-Eyed Dog" Summary & Analysis

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"Get a Seeing-Eyed Dog" Summary

A couple is in a house together, remembering their happy times and adventures. The man continually tells the woman that she should leave him, at least temporarily. It is revealed that he has recently been blinded and wants her to leave so she does not have to take care of him.

"Get a Seeing-Eyed Dog" Analysis

As another symbol of thwarted masculinity, the male character of this story is no longer able to care for himself. Although his wife is happy to assist him, he wants her to leave him because it embarrasses him to be taken care of in this way.

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