ERIC Number: EJ650282
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Teaching Hemingway's "The Short Happy Life."
Eureka Studies In Teaching Short Fiction, v1 n1 p95-102 Fall 2000
Considers many ways to teach Hemingway's "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber." Explores the ironic implications of Macomber's experience and compares it with the experience of Sammy in another initiation story, John Updike's "A&P." Describes how he leads the discussion about this story, and ends the discussion by reviewing what the students have learned about fiction. (SG)
Descriptors: Discussion (Teaching Technique), English Instruction, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation, Introductory Courses, Short Stories
Loren Logsdon, Humanities Division, Eureka College, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka, IL 61530-1500.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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