The killers Antonio Marchese

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The killers Antonio Marchese

  1. 1. A short storyby Ernest Hemingway
  2. 2.  In Chicago, IllinoisWhere does the story take place? In the „20s During Prohibition
  3. 3. What about the plot?? Two hit men Are going to kill Ole Anderson UNKNOWNREASON
  4. 4. Historical Context Al Capone ruled Chicago Anderson killed by gangsters Italians exported «mafia» in US
  5. 5. Minimalist Style Ordinary subject matter Effaced authorial presence Passive and affectless protagonist Very little plot Emotionally restrained writing style
  6. 6. Featured ThemesLost Generation Chaos Masculinity
  7. 7. Short story‟s facts Hemingway earned only 200$ Originally titled “The Matadors” Inspired hundreds of movies
  8. 8. “Every mans life ends the same way. It is only the details of how helived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.”- Ernest Hemingway
  9. 9. Classe VB Liceo Scientifico «M. Curie»I.I.S.S. «Galileo Galilei» MonopoliA.S. 2012-2013Antonio Marchese

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