How Well Do You Know Hemingway’s Slang?


The Language of Hemingway: A Quiz

The letters in Volume 2 show a Hemingway very different from the one we see in his novels—a funny, irreverant writer carrying on casual conversations with his friends. His letters are peppered with 1920s slang and words he and his friends invented to talk to each other. Take our quiz and see how many you can figure out!


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