story: “Indian Camp”
author: Ernest Hemingway
where: post-Flywheel, casa dolce casa
note: For some summer fun, I’ve enrolled in Oates’ MasterClass (I have many thoughts on these classes for another time) and this short story was part of an assignment.
a line: “’No, I don’t have any anesthetic,’ his father said. ‘But her screams are not important. I don’t hear them because they are not important.’”
theme(s): Circle of life, men and women, colonialism, childhood, death