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Title

The Affirmative Conclusion of The Sun Also Rises

Document Type

Essay

Citation

Daiker, Donald A. “The Affirmative Conclusion of The Sun Also Rises.” In Modern American Fiction: Form and Function, edited by Thomas Daniel Young, 39-56. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989.

Annotation

Close reading of Book Three, asserting the novel’s positive ending based on Jake’s having achieved emotional independence from Brett, thus taking control of their relationship and claiming his manhood. Specifically attends to Pedro Romero’s role and Jake’s cleansing at San Sebastian.

Published in

Modern American Fiction: Form and Function

Date

1989

Pages

39-56

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