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The Sun Also Rises

Ernest Hemingway

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Plot Overview

Character List

Analysis of Major Characters

Themes, Motifs & Symbols

Summary & Analysis

A Note on the Epigraph

Chapters I–II

Chapters III–IV

Chapters V–VII

Chapters VIII–X

Chapters XI–XII

Chapters XIII–XIV

Chapter XV

Chapter XVI

Chapter XVII

Chapters XVIII–XIX

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raising the baton in the last paragraph

by shishijoy, August 20, 2012

I believe that the raised baton also refers to the fact that Jake is impotent and he and Brett will never have the relationship that they both desire.


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