Intellectuals - Chapter 6, The Deep Waters of Ernest Hemingway, pgs. 138-155 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6, The Deep Waters of Ernest Hemingway, pgs. 138-155 Summary and Analysis

America developed from a different set of principles than did the European nations. There was no ancient regimen. The first great nineteenth century American intellectual was Ralph Waldo Emerson who founded a movement called Transcendentalism.

Ernest Hemingway had the characteristics of an intellectual and changed the way people expressed themselves. His style embodied America even though it easily transferred to other cultures.

He began his career as a journalist. In 1921, he went to Europe as a foreign correspondent for the Toronto Star and became a novelist. He was based in Paris. In 1923. he worked as a part-time assistant for the Transatlantic Review. He rejected his parents' religious beliefs and sought to replace their system of what he determined were false beliefs with true beliefs. The...

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