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The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway - "Landscape with Figures" Summary & Analysis

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"Landscape with Figures" Summary

Edwin Henry and his film crew are living in a bombed out house. Two others live there: an American female journalist and a British Authority. One afternoon the British man sits out on the balcony despite everyone's warnings. This causes an attack on the house and everyone flees. Edwin and the woman discuss the attack, which is the first that the woman has witnessed. After the attack, everyone resumes his or her social activities in order to bond together.

"Landscape with Figures" Analysis

Edwin's experiences filming the Spanish Civil War continue. Here, the danger is not the enemy army, but his own neighbor, the British Authority, who does not understand how to fight a guerrilla war. The British Authority's arrogance is a symbol for the attitude of the British toward the Spanish Civil War, in which they...

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