The Sun Also Rises Lost Generation

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In The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway, a group of friends who travel throughout Paris and Spain following World War I as they try to piece their lives together and heal both physically and emotionally through drinking their sorrows away and indulging socially. Their efforts and actions,like most of those within the Lost Generation, are most definitely present but also misplaced. Some characters have come to accept their situations, such as protagonist Jake Barnes. During one of his conversations with his comrade Robert Cohn,he remarks,“Nobody ever lives their lives their life all the way up except bullfighters,”(18). The Lost Generation reserves little to no positivity regarding the future. Whilst caught in a wasteland in the aftermath

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