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V0rtex

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#1 13 years ago

For my summer homework I have to read several novels and then write an extensive essay on each. I just finished The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway and I'm having trouble answering the essay prompt: Morally ambiguous characters- characters whose behavior discourages the reader from identifying them as purely evil or purely good- are at the heart of many works of literature. Explain how such a character can be viewed as morally ambiguous and why his or her ambiguity is signigicant to the work as a whole. I am really stumped and can't figure out which characters in the novel would be considered 'morally ambiguous' and why. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thank you.




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#2 13 years ago

Anyone who is a big fan of Hemingway might be able to help.




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#3 13 years ago

:lock:

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MrFancypants Forum Administrator

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#4 13 years ago

Nusentinsaino:lock:

We are not your tutors...

Exactly, and let me add a friendly :google: