Alienated Characters in Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises

Toker , Alpaslan (2012) Alienated Characters in Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises. In: 2nd International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics (FLTAL’12), 4-6 May 2012, Sarajevo.

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The term ‘alienation’ continues to be a central concept summarizing salient facets of life in contemporary societies in spite of the obscurities, even contradictions that encompass it. This phenomenon has acquired an important role in philosophy, psychology, sociology, anthropology, theology, literature and economy after the works of Hegel and Marx. For many American citizens, the years instantly following World War I were indicated by outrage, disillusionment and resentment. After the First World War, survivors of this era were termed the Lost Generation. This essay tries to provide valid explanations to the term “alienation” and pursue the traces of alienation in Ernest Hemingway’s novel The Sun Also Rises. All of the major characters in Hemingway’s novel experience distinct and numerous stages of alienation, seeking a sense of community and recognition

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Depositing User: Mr. Ibrahim Kinal
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2012 09:37
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2012 09:37

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