Date of Award
Honors Thesis (Open Access)
Colby College. English Dept.
The "Hemingway Code" is much more than two words that fit nicely together for a scholar's usage; the words signify a much deeper championing of masculinity, almost a haunting presence. For Ernest Hemingway living life every day, every moment with its fullest masculine fervor, became an obsession, a never-ending quest to be at one with the attitude of never complaining, never crying out, panicking, thinking too much, or regretting. To live a manly life in a series of tactical victories, performed with steadfast ritualistic mannerisms, is to embody masculinity, and therefore the "Hemingway Code."
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 -- Criticism and interpretation, Masculinity in literature, Sex role in literature
Recommended CitationPolk, Daniel, "Transitions in masculinity and Hemingway's developed "code"" (1995). Honors Theses. Paper 199.
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