Being and Time in Ernest Hemingway’s "Cat in the Rain"
Discusses the wife’s desire for fulfillment and escape from time, lack of rapport with her husband, and inability to understand her own identity as an open-ended mental process. Thomières speculates that the wife may develop a mental disorder such as anorexia or bulimia.
Journal of the Short Story in English
Thomières, Daniel. “Being and Time in Ernest Hemingway’s ‘Cat in the Rain.’” Journal of the Short Story in English 60 (Spring 2013): 31-42.