Literary Analysis Of The Sun Also Rises By Ernest Hemingway

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A love story is simply a novel about a love affair. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway is certainly a love story but surely not a classic love story. The Sun Also Rises takes place after World War I. From the starting point of the novel, Lady Brett Ashley and Jake Barnes, both veterans of the war, are in love. Their love is not typical, in fact, they cannot be together. Jake’s war injury prevents them from having a physical relationship and Brett will not stay with him. Instead, Brett has several affairs. Hemingway’s, The Sun Also Rises, is a complicated love story with a complicated relationship, a problematic love triangle, unconditional love, and a realization about the flawed relationship. From the very beginning of the novel, Brett and Jake have a loving relationship. One of the main issues in The Sun Also Rises is this unsuccessful relationship. Brett is engaged to a man named Mike, but this…show more content…
He raised his baton. The car slowed suddenly pressing Brett against me. “Yes,” I said. “Isn’t it pretty to think so?”(250).
Jake says it would be nice to think about him and Brett being happy together. His feelings have shifted from denial to approval. Early he tried to convince Brett to live with him, but now he agrees with her. He agrees that the thought of being together is a good thought, even though it will never happen.
The Sun Also Rises is a love story with a rotten relationship, twisted love triangle, and a lasting love. A love story is typically two people who meet, fall in love, and love happily together. The Sun Also Rises is indeed a love story, but is very different from the typical love story. Two people are in love and it shares their story. However, Brett has many relationships and they do not end up together. Though Brett and Jake do not stay together romantically, they get to be content with being
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