The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

Hemingway’s "Out of Season": The End of the Line

Author

William Adair

Document Type

Book Chapter

Citation

Benson, Jackson J., ed. New Critical Approaches to the Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1990.

Annotation

Relying on evidence from Hemingway’s life, a close reading of word choice, and connections to “Cat in the Rain,” Adair contends the story’s implied ending is that the old guide hanged himself, thus fulfilling Hemingway’s desire to write a tragic but nonviolent story.

Date

1990

Pages

341-346

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