The Sun Also RisesBook - 2014
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We've all heard the terms tossed around—millennial, boomer, Gen X—but where did these names come from? Let's find out! Background The use of names for generations has been around for awhile, but it is only in recent years that these have become a cultural phenomenon. Many attribute the first use of a generation name to Gertrude Stein who coined the term "Lost Generation" for those born around… (more)
Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899 in Cicero (now Oak Park), Illinois. He is considered one of the greatest American novelist of the 20th century and won both the Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea in 1953 and the 1954 Nobel Prize in Literature. For every story and tale he created, there are an equal number of myths and legends surrounding the man himself. The World War I… (more)
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If your 1920s slang word is "jake" (everything is fine): Read this classic novel, where everything really isn't fine in the lives of Jake, a wounded war veteran, and Lady Brett Ashley, an unattached divorcée, and their ex-pat lifestyle in Paris and Pamplona.
ArapahoeTeens May 14, 2018
11th Grade American Literature Honors (Choice 2 of 3: only choose one title to read) - A novel of the post-World War I generation
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