Combat & Classics

Ep. 19: Hemingway’s “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place”

May 28, 2018 44 minutes 26 seconds podcast Download (MP3)

Is human life “nada” – nothing? In their discussion of Hemingway’s (very) short story, Brian, Lise, and Jeff examine the contrast between youth and old age and the states of being hurried versus unhurried. How are those distinctions related to the question of whether there is a difference between those who need a clean, well-lighted place and those who do not?