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  1. Mar 2016
    1. “Beer.” He drew that beer and cut it off

      "Beer", Tom said. I was unsure whether the bartender truly noticed our appearance. Without further notice, he reacted on Tom's inquiry, drew the beer and cut it off. He seemed oddly absent, as if his mind where somewhere far away.

    2. as clean and as white and as beautiful

      The use of adjectives such as "clean", "white" and "beautiful", to describe Stanley, says a lot about what qualities she admires in a man.

    3. Glossary Tan bark: Garvebark Sawdust: Savsmuld Snickered: Fnise Hay mow: Høstak Mossbacks: Stokkonservativ ("mosefund") Lumberjack/lumbermen: Skovhugger High stagey way: Teatralsk? Fluke: Lykketræf Tubes: Æggeledere

    4. you know it

      "You know it..." Repetition

    5. to Jesus and Mary true.

      Religious reference

    6. know nobody


    1. “I don’t know,” one of the men said. “What do you want to eat, Al?” “I don’t know,” said Al. “I don’t know what I want to eat.”


    2. “That’s the dinner,” George explained. “You can get that at six o’clock.” George looked at the clock on the wall behind the counter. “It’s five o’clock.” “The clock says twenty minutes past five,” the second man said. “It’s twenty minutes fast.” “Oh, to hell with the clock,” the first man said. “What have you got to eat?”

      Repetition Why does Hemingway choose to focus that much on what time it is? What does it serve the story?

    3. “Listen,” George said to Nick. “You better go see Ole Andreson.”

      George shows grace under pressure (since he wishes to warn Ole Andreson asap)

    4. After a while I’ll make up my mind to go out.”

      Ole shows grace under pressure when he's about to experience the moment of truth.

    5. “I’m through with all that running around.”

      Ole experience the moment of truth