Hemingway’s The Killers: a Counter Narrative of the Title and Code Hero
Keywords:Autobiographical, Code Hero, Disillusionment, Effaced Narrator, Optimism
This research aims at exploring and analyzing the human values of courage, bravery and optimism that Hemingway admired the most. “Hemingway’s "code hero" is someone who is honorable, courageous, and adventurous and who exhibits grace under pressure. This research paper explores the counter narrative of the title and its first impression on the readers. It also explores the counter narrative of the protagonist, Ole Anderson, of the story, and an analysis how he does not represent the code hero of Hemingway. Detailed textual study of the short story “The Killers” has been done as a primary source for this research. The research finds that human values and priorities undergo a drastic change under certain conditions. The study recommends that positive human values must be kept in hand no matter how feeble is man’s power and intellect before the hostile forces of nature and all other internal or external conflicts.
Abstract Views: 123
PDF Downloads: 88
How to Cite
RESEARCH OF SOCIAL SCIENCES (SMC-PRIVATE) LIMITED(ROSS) & PAKISTAN SOCIAL SCIENCES REVIEW (PSSR) adheres to Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International License. The authors submitting and publishing in PSSR agree to the copyright policy under creative common license 4.0 (Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International license). Under this license, the authors published in PSSR retain the copyright including publishing rights of their scholarly work and agree to let others remix, tweak, and build upon their work non-commercially. All other authors using the content of PSSR are required to cite author(s) and publisher in their work. Therefore, RESEARCH OF SOCIAL SCIENCES (SMC-PRIVATE) LIMITED(ROSS) & PAKISTAN SOCIAL SCIENCES REVIEW (PSSR) follow an Open Access Policy for copyright and licensing.