The Snows Of Kilimanjaro Analysis

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Compare and Contrast The Snows of Kilimanjaro and A Rose for Emily are works of literature by two different authors. William Faulkner who is a Mississippi wrote A Rose for Emily. On the other hand, Ernest Hemingway wrote The Snows of Kilimanjaro. The Snows of Kilimanjaro’s first edition was published in the year 1936, the second edition in 1938, and the successive copies of the book in 1961 and 1987. Both of these books describe interesting stories about the characters represented in the book. The Snows of Kilimanjaro is set up in the foreign country of Tanzania where a man and his wife have gone to a safari. To add, Harry is a writer with a rich wife whose name is Helen. Harry is dying after he had an infection during his safari tour in Africa. Harry’s current difficulty makes him extremely short-tempered, and he spends most of his time drinking and teasing his wife. A Rose for Emily, on the other hand, represents a home setting of the characters, which is Mississippi (Smith, 2012). One similarity between these books is that the authors begin analyzing the lives of the main characters after they find themselves in certain difficulties. The author from A Rose for Emily reflects back on Emily’s life after her death, while the author of The Snow of Kilimanjaro starts to flash back on Harry’s life after his infection while on safari tour in Africa. Furthermore, in both of these books, the main characters have strong personalities that stand out and make them unique. Their
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