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What was Jake's injury in The Sun Also Rises?

As a soldier in World War I, Jake is wounded. Although he does not say so directly, there are numerous moments in the novel when he implies that, as a result of his injury, he has lost the ability to have sex.

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Keeping this in view, what happens in The Sun Also Rises?

Plot summary. The Sun Also Rises follows a group of young American and British expatriates as they wander through Europe in the mid-1920s. They are all members of the cynical and disillusioned Lost Generation, who came of age during World War I (1914–18).

Also Know, why was The Sun Also Rises banned? Why book was once banned: The Sun Also Rises was banned in Boston, MA, in 1930, in Ireland in 1953, and in Riverside, CA in 1960. The book, like many others, was challenged and banned because of it language and use of profanity, and its central focus on sex, promiscuity and the overall decadence of its characters.

Similarly, it is asked, what is the message in The Sun Also Rises?

Long-Term Happiness. In Hemingway's short novel, the meaning of life it infers is a little more focused than that of The Road -- instead of being vaguely purpose, the meaning of life in The Sun Also Rises is happiness, given that the characters aren't constantly fighting for their lives.

What is Jake Barnes Job in The Sun Also Rises?

The Sun Also Rises opens with the narrator, Jake Barnes, delivering a brief biographical sketch of his friend, Robert Cohn. Jake is a veteran of World War I who now works as a journalist in Paris. Cohn is also an American expatriate, although not a war veteran.

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