Presentation on theme: "The Life and Works of Ernest Hemingway. Ernest Miller Hemingway Born July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois Served in World War I as an ambulance driver."— Presentation transcript:
Ernest Miller Hemingway Born July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois Served in World War I as an ambulance driver Part of the “Lost Generation” Worked as a newspaper reporter for the Kansas City Star and the Toronto Star Won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954 Married four times and had three sons Committed suicide on July 2, 1961 FAQs http://www.lostgeneration.http://www.lostgeneration. \com/hemfaq.htm#what
1926 The Sun Also Rises novel 1927 Men Without Women short stories 1929 A Farewell to Arms novel 1932 The Snows of Kilimanjaro short stories 1935 Green Hills of Africa nonfiction 1940 For Whom the Bell Tolls novel 1952 The Old Man and the Sea novel
Ernest Hemingway was a troubled individual with enormous literary talent. He spent his life seeking adventure and love. The restlessness, torment, and heartbreak he experienced made him a tragic figure but also provided compelling subject matter for his writing.
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