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Hemingway

Solidarity, exemple par excellence: Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway has been one of the most important representative of practical and lieterary solidarity with another culture. He was deeply in love with Spain and that fact is clearly seen in his work as a novelist. His great love for one for one of Spain`s most iconic custom, bullfighting, has been clearly exposed in novels such as Fiesta or Death in the Afternoon. He was fully involved with the situation in the Europe of the 20s and 30s. Both War World I and the Spanish Civil War affected him in his particular vision of life; coinciding in this sense with the rest of the writers belonging to the Lost Generation. He took active part in the Spanish Civil War. He supported the Frente Popular (the anti-fascist movement) and showed the miseries of war but also the importance and the narrow relationship of everyone`s life notwithstanding where they are from. In that sense, he fostered the freedom of the peoples from dictatorships and the unity of all the citizens of the world.

Hemingway a writer who practised solidarity