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Ernest Hemingway Biography video

Use online video to study the creative genius and biography of Ernest Hemingway. Use the video subtitles to improve Reading and Literacy skills .... simultaneously!

Use this History of American Literature video entitled The Biography of Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) to study the creative genius of Ernest Hemingway and explore his universal themes of love, courage and warfare, courage and death, sincerity and disillusionment--all captured by Ernest Hemingway's concise narrative style.

Learning Objectives:

  • Survey the life experiences of Ernest Hemingway and gain an understanding of the world in which he lived and the world that he created in his writing.
  • Examine how Ernest Hemingway's concise narrative style captured universal themes of love and warfare, courage and death, sincerity and disillusionment, and the search for purpose and meaning in the aftermath of two world wars.
  • Explain how Ernest Hemingway's philosophies and beliefs are reflected in the themes found in his works.
  • Define the essential elements of a novel, including its theme, plot, character, setting, tone, viewpoint, style, structure, and symbolism.
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