Presentation on theme: "Ernest Hemingway Jesús Martín Barajas - 1º de Bachillerato de Investigación de Ciencias Naturales y de la Salud. “ When people talk, listen completely."— Presentation transcript:
Ernest Hemingway Jesús Martín Barajas - 1º de Bachillerato de Investigación de Ciencias Naturales y de la Salud. “ When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen”.
Hemingway´s life: Ernest Miller Hemingway (Oak Park 1899 – Ketchum 1961) was a journalist and important author of XX century, he was from USA. In 1953 he won the Pulitzer prize for “The old man and the Sea” and in 1954 he also won the Nobel prize of literature. In his infancy Hemingway was interested in literature, music, boxing, waterpolo and rugby. He voluntarily participated in the Second World War and previously he had participated in the First World War, where he won the silver medal to the value by the Italian government, because he had rescued dragging an Italian soldier with wounded legs and a broke knee. Hemingway with his punchs Hemingway before the FWWFront page of the novel
Hemingway´s life: In his life five stages are distinguished. The first stage is with his family in Illinois and Míchigan, later he was moveded to Kansas to work as a reporter. When the FWW started, Hemingway was enlisted in the army of the United States and he moved to Italy, that is the second stage. After the FWW Hemingway came back to the USA, and later moved again, now to France, in his third stage. Later he moved to Spain, where he participated in the Spanish civil war and in the SWW, this is the forth stage. And finally, he travelled to Cuba, where he commited suicide becaused he suffered from alzheimer. Monument to Hemingway in Pamplona Hemingway´s writing desk
Famous quotes: “The shortest answer is doing the thing”. “Retirement is the ugliest word in the language”. “In order to write about life, first you must live it!” “I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?” “Good people, if you think a bit about it, has always been cheerful people”. “When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen”. That terrible mood of depression of whether it’s any good or not is what is known as The Artist’s Reward.
Hemingway´s most important works: Indian Camp (1926) The Sun Also Rises (1926) A Farewell to Arms (1929) "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber (1935) For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940) The Old Man and the Sea (1951) A Moveable Feast (1964, posthumous) True at First Light (1999)
“The old man and the Sea”, summary: This novel is about an old fisherman that hadn´t got a fish for 84 days because of this he is very sad and disappointed. He entered to the sea searchering for fish, until one day he found the biggest fish that he had ever seen. He fished the fish and he came back home, but while he was doing it, some sharks ate the fish until the fisherman was getting home, there was nothing about the great fish left. But the rest of fisherman recognized the fact and this fisherman turned to the glory. Images of the novel