Hemingway, PTSD, and Clinical Depression
Suggests that Hemingway’s inherited depression overlapped with his war induced posttraumatic stress disorder. Hays locates numerous examples of the resulting condition in “Now I Lay Me,” “Soldier’s Home,” “Big Two-Hearted River,” A Farewell to Arms, and elsewhere.
Hays, Peter L. Fifty Years of Hemingway Criticism. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2014.