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Why is Hemingway's generation a ‘lost generation’?

This referred to a lack of purpose and drive which was a consequence of having witnessed pointless death on such a huge scale. In the aftermath of the war there arose a group of young persons known ...
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Are the numerous hunger references attributed to the title of A Moveable Feast?

The final choice to make "A Moveable Feast" the title was made by Hemingway's fourth wife, Mary. It was supposedly suggested by Hemingway's friend, A. E. Hostner. While the Hemingway quote is ...
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Why is Hemingway's generation a ‘lost generation’?

Hemingway's generation was what William Strauss and Neil Howe called a "reactive" generation in their book Generations: A History of America's Future, 1584-2069. This is one of four ...
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Why did Hemingway include the following in his book, the Moveable Feast?

The question asks why Hemingway included this story in A Moveable Feast. But it is not clear that he did include it! Hemingway died in 1961 before the book was finished; his widow Mary edited his ...
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