The life of Ernest Hemingway
The Hemingway Hero.
Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899, in Oak Park, Illinois.
After Hemingway Graduated from high school he was a reporter for The Kansas City Star.
In 1954, Ernest Hemingway won the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his mastery of the art of narrative, most recently demonstrated in The Old Man and the Sea, and for the influence that he has exerted on contemporary style".
In 1921, Hemingway traveled to Paris and led a group of young writers known as "The Lost Generation".
Ernest Hemingway was a Red Cross Volunteer for Italy in WW1, where he was seriously injured. Many people believe that is the reason why he pushed the need for courage in his writing.
After World War One, Ernest Hemingway was awarded the Silver Medal of Military Valor in the Italian Armed Forces. He also was awarded Bronze Star in the United States Armed Forces in 1947.
In 1936, Hemingway went to Spain and covered the Spanish Civil War as a war correspondent.
In 1940, Hemingway became an international Celebrity because of his colorful life style and how he always presented a tough and manly image.
Hemingway started to suffer from physical and mental illness during the 1950's. On July 2, 1961 he committed suicide.
Hemingway created a male character often referred as the Hemingway Hero.
It is someone who faces violence and someone who is very courageous.