Sun Also Rises

Sun Also Rises

The Sun Also Rises
The Sun Also Rises is a brilliant book written by Ernest Hemingway, that illustrates the decadence during the 1920?s. Throughout the book Hemingway expresses at the time an illegal habit in America, alcoholic drinking. He also displays the beginning of open sexual/physical contact, flirting with more than one person, and having more than one sexual partner. Hemingway?s characters shows decry in their work habits. Throughout the book Hemingway displays many examples of the modern world in the 1920?s, and the decline in moral standards. Alcoholism was big during the 1920?s, and Hemingway displays this moral decay of values through the eyes of his characters. Hemingway illustrates this at all parts of the book. Whenever Barnes is at a club, his house, hotel room he is drinking. At San Sebastian, Cohn and Brett were said to be drinking. While Jake and Bill were on their fishing trip they were drinking wine the whole time and everyone was drinking during the weeklong fiesta. During this time in the US drinking was illegal, and Hemingway was showing a lack of respect, and care for the law. He was able to illustrate the modern world and its increase in alcoholism

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