Time Will Tell: Toward an Understanding of Hemingway’s Religious Aesthetic
General overview of Hemingway’s religious aesthetic, summarizing existing criticism on the subject along the way. Contends that in the novel transcendence of earthly sorrow can be achieved when one connects in a meaningful way with other individuals and with nature (i.e. with all of God’s creation). Thus, Harry’s death in winter will be followed by the rebirth of spring. Knott compares the suffering Morgan to Christ.