The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

Harry or Ernest? The Unresolved Ambiguity in "The Snows of Kilimanjaro"

Document Type

Essay

Citation

Friedman, Norman. “Harry or Ernest? The Unresolved Ambiguity in ‘The Snows of Kilimanjaro.’” In Creative and Critical Approaches to the Short Story, edited by Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr., 359-73. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1997.

Annotation

Details the structure of the story, speculating on the function of Harry’s recollections and defensive rationalizations, and the possibility of Hemingway imposing his self-perceived weaknesses onto his character. Friedman concludes that the story resists a unified interpretation.

Published in

Creative and Critical Approaches to the Short Story

Date

1997

Pages

359-373

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