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Ideal Masculinity In Indian Camp, By Ernest Hemingway

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A masculine person can be seen as someone who takes charge and suppresses any kind of weakness. During tough times, a “man” is seen as someone who steps up and takes charge. In Ernest Hemingway 's Indian Camp, Nick Adams learns what it means to become a man. Nick’s image of “ideal masculinity” is shaped through the examples of strength through suffering and violence by his father and the Native American husband. Nick’s father displays true masculinity because remains authoritative and displays an indomitable attitude through times of suffering. Although giving birth is the role of a woman, Nick’s father comes in and dominates the situation. When the Native Women is screaming out in pain, Nick shows empathy by begging his
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