The Sun Also Rises Symbols & Objects

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Festival of San Fermin

The Festival of San Fermin is an event that takes place each summer in Pamplona, Spain. In addition to bullfights and other activities, it is also a religious festival.

Bullfights

Bullfights are the central event of the Spanish festival during which much of the novel takes place.

Wine

Wine and other alcoholic beverages are consumed in mass quantities by the book's characters, often leading to revelations and glimpses into the true character of individuals.

Cafes

Much of the story takes place in cafes in both Paris and Pamplona. These are more than simply places to get a meal. They are the center of social life and friendships. They also symbolize the somewhat shiftless existence of the characters.

Paris

Paris is the city in which Jake and some of the other characters live. It stands as a symbol of the modern post-war world that...

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