Different Eyes, Different Minds
“A Clean, Well-Lighted Place” by Ernest Hemingway is a story which emphasizes on three age groups that each have a different view of life. By analyzing the three different points of view, we see Hemingway’s perspective of an old man. The short story is about an old man that sits in a very clean bar every so often who drinks away at two o’clock in the morning and is
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to sleep until daylight has risen.
Hemingway shows us the different opinions people have based on their age and experience through the eyes of the three waiters. Most people assume things about others, especially of those they do not know. But we need to have an open mind and look through the eyes of a person, instead of just looking at them. Hemingway helps the reader see this fact and think twice instead of assuming.