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The Nick Adams Stories Chapter Summary & Analysis - War: In Another Country Summary

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War: In Another Country Summary

Nick is in a hospital recovering from a leg injury. He is friends with four other boys, but feels alienated from three of them because their injuries were in combat, while his was in an accident; the fourth boy was also injured in combat, but within an hour of first going to the front, and so his lack of experience is not as distancing. There is also a major at the hospital who has a disfigured hand. When Nick brings up marriage to him, the major gets angry and tells him never to marry since it just means setting oneself up for loss. He apologizes and explains that his wife has just died.

War: In Another Country Analysis

From the number of stories involving Nick staying at a hospital, it is likely that Hemingway is indulging in some biography by depicting...

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