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What was the speaker doing at the bridge in Hemingway’s story “Old Man at the Bridge”?

Last updated July 7, 2021

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What ‘good luck’ did the old man have, as the narrator mentions at the end of the story “Old Man at the Bridge” by Earnest Hemingway? Why are those mentioned as ‘good luck’?

Last updated April 8, 2021

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What politics do the old man and the speaker have in Hemingway’s short story “Old Man at the Bridge”?

Last updated February 22, 2021

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What statements from the story “Old Man at the Bridge” suggest that the old man is about to give up on life? Quote specific statements to back your answer.

Last updated December 22, 2020

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Earnest Hemingway’s story “Old Man at the Bridge” is all about relationship. Do you agree to this statement? Give reasons in support of your answer.

Last updated August 16, 2019

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“…but I cannot think what will become of the others.” Who are the ‘others’? What does the speaker mean by the above statement? What trait of his character is expressed here?

Last updated April 22, 2018

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Who were the ‘enemy forces’ referred to in the short story “Old Man at the Bridge” by Earnest Hemingway?

Last updated April 22, 2018

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Why is the narrator worried about the old man sitting at the bridge in the story “The old man at the bridge” by Earnest Hemingway?

Last updated April 22, 2018

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What happened to the old man’s animals in the story “The old man at the bridge” by Earnest Hemingway?

Last updated April 22, 2018

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“I was taking care of animals,” he explained. “Oh,” I said, not quite understanding. What does the narrator not understand in “The Old Man at the Bridge” by Hemingway? Why?

Last updated April 22, 2018

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