• "Three Shots": Ernest Hemingway's Nick Adams

    Ernest Hemingway at his writing desk in Kenya. Earl Theisen. Gelatin silver  print, 1953.

    In this lesson, students study issues related to independence and notions of manliness in Ernest Hemingway’s “Three Shots” as they conduct in-depth literary character analysis, consider the significance of environment to growing up and investigate Hemingway’s Nobel Prize-winning, unique prose style. In addition, they will have the opportunity to write and revise a short story based on their own childhood experiences and together create a short story collection.