Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

The killers Antonio Marchese


Published on

Published in: Education, Technology
  • Be the first to comment

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