EIL 3.9 Hemingway Context

American Literature Module 3.9

The Old Man and the Sea

Study Guide: American Literature (Excellence in Literature, English 3)

Focus Text: The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

Honors Text: A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

These links represent only the online resources referenced in this module. Instructions, background information, offline resources, and assignments are all found in the Excellence in Literature study guide listed above.

Readings: Literary Context

Flannery O’Connor (1925–1964)

William Faulkner (1807–1962)

The Author’s Life

Poetry: Modern poetry

Carl Sandburg (1878–1967)

Langston Hughes (1902–1967)

Gertrude Stein (1874–1946)

Ezra Pound (1885–1972)



Visual Arts


Historic Context

Places to Go

Just for Fun

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