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The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway Topics for Discussion

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Compare and contrast two of the three bullfighting characters. What message is being conveyed about traditional masculinity in each of these characters?

Compare and contrast the African safaris presented in the collection. How is the couple from "Snows of Kilimanjaro" similar to that in "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber?" How are they different?

Compare the child Nick Adams to the child Jimmy of "A Train Trip." Describe their relationships with their fathers and how this influences their ideas about manhood.

Create a timeline of Nick Adams based on the information presented in the various stories about him. What can be said about his relationships with women? Do they change over time?

How does Hemingway use omission to make a statement about abortion and homosexuality? Why does he choose to refer to these topics without ever stating them?

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