Alcoholism and Escapism in Hemingway’s the Sun Also Rises
|School||Shanghai International Studies University|
|Course||English Language and Literature|
|Keywords||Alcoholism Escapism Lost Generation The Sun Also Rises|
\By Jack Barnes as the representative of a group of American immigrants living fragment record in Paris , Hemingway reveals the ravages of war , and by the nihilistic threat to human survival in the ruins of state . This paper focuses on alcohol abuse in the immigration and escape tendencies, aims to identify the link between the two , and both with \Alcoholism is caused by trauma , dependence on alcohol has increased over the trauma , formed between the vicious cycle will firmly entangle the Lost Generation , unable to extricate themselves . However , alcohol is a sign of sex of the Lost Generation , fathers used to express defiance and contempt . A war of soldiers both manufacturing and the parents of the victims of the war , and the destroyer of traditional values ??, they took a rebellious attitude , to all pretense , hypocrisy, and an anachronism challenges . \Ability to grasp a good amount of alcohol , so that self-control is to test whether a person of integrity , whether self-regulation standards . Alcoholism is a multiple of the meaning of the Lost Generation . Lost Generation rebellious generation , was born in the old days , so the old era left a strong mark and trauma to make them unbearable . The escape is an effective way of self-protection . Historically speaking , the escapism deeply rooted in the American culture consciousness , but the escapism of the Lost Generation had its own uniqueness . This paper attempts to explore the profound meaning of alcoholism and escapism . In addition to the Introduction and conclusion , this article is divided into three chapters . The Introduction section outlines the creative processes , themes and literary value . The first chapter is the introduction of the historical background of alcoholism and escapism , and of the life and world view ; second chapter is divided into four sections , to discuss the multiple meanings of alcohol ; Chapter through in-depth analysis of the novel three characters , explore the specific connotation of escapism in the specific period . Finally, the conclusions of this thesis .