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Discuss the title The Sun Also Rises as it applies to the novel as a wholeThe novel The Sun Also Rises is set directly after World War I This was a time of confusion for mankind It can metaphorically be compared to the sun setting on people People in many parts of the world had horrifying memories from the war and this naturally affected their lives both physically and psychologically The generation following the war is often named the lost generation or the walking wounded Yet the title of the book the Sun Also Rises is optimistic Hemingways choice is not accidental Once reading the novel it is clear that Hemingway meant to pass a message through the title Throughout the novel Hemingway shows the constant cycle of ebb and flow in characters and events Jake could easily be considered the main character in the novel Throughout the story we learn about his problems We also see him grow and recover This can easily be related to the title of the book which shows on growing development At the beginning Jake talks about his injury from the war Apparently this injury has caused him many troubles such as the inability to be with the lady whom he loves Jake maintains that he can be hard-boiled at day but once night comes down he is no longer as strong It is awfully easy to be hard-boiled about everything in the daytime but at night it is another thing pg 42 Jake is in great despair He is constantly in tears and is always depressed He feels very low and insecure During the later part of the book some signs of the sun rising for Jake are visible Jake learns to deal with his injury and no longer sees this as a big issue This realization however is portrayed through acts that play as a learning process The first act is when Jake is in Burguete where
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