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Chapter I introduces Hemingway and makes an initial attempt to place him in the context of his times and to follow the course of his life. Chapter II, which deals with the formation of his prose aesthetic, investigates such matters as his aesthetic concern with emotion, the major influences on his characteristic techniques up to the time of his earliest publications, a preChapter I introduces Hemingway and makes an initial attempt to place him in the context of his times and to follow the course of his life. Chapter II, which deals with the formation of his prose aesthetic, investigates such matters as his aesthetic concern with emotion, the major influences on his characteristic techniques up to the time of his earliest publications, a preliminary investigation of his style, and a discussion of his attitude toward his audience. Chapter III is an extended investigation of his typical charactersheroes and heroinesand an attempt to see how these fit into his aesthetic. Chapter IV studies the characteristic structures of his fiction and tries to relate these structures to the overriding aesthetic. In Chapter V the famous Hemingway "code" is analyzed extensively, and there is an attempt to fit his code into the cumulative context of the aesthetic, which has been developing from Chapter II. Chapter VI deals almost exclusively with Hemingway's metaphysic of time and its relation to the code and the aesthetic; there is also a further examination of Hemingway's style in this chapter which attempts to relate the style to the aesthetic in a more complex manner than did the earlier investigation. Chapter VII, an essay in literary exegesis on the Sun Also Rises, is hopefully drawn from the first six chapters. And Chapter VIII attempts to sum up the results of the introductory survey and to indicate the shape of Hemingways achievements, as well as his significance in literary history....

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