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    Exclamation The Sun Also Rises

    In The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway, Robert Cohen in page 13 said :"I can't do it" What he can't do? and Why?

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    Default Re: The Sun Also Rises

    Since I do not have the text to hand, I cannot check context. Read the whole passage and apply logic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Since I do not have the text to hand, I cannot check context. Read the whole passage and apply logic.
    Thanks I got the answer.

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    Default Re: The Sun Also Rises

    Quote Originally Posted by ucef View Post
    In The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway, Robert Cohen in page 13 said :"I can't do it" What he can't do? and Why?
    That is the scene where is sleeping in a chair, speaking in his sleep. "I can't do it!" That means just what it says. But we as readers (and those who hear him) don't know what he means. In fact, he himself might not know. It was clearly a dream.

    It is a mystery. We have to read on to find out.

    Happy reading....

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