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The Sun Also Rises

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Alcohol and the Lost Generation

SUNRISE-EEQOSA

The Sun Also Rises portrays the lifestyles of the members of the Lost Generation. One of their defining characteristics is a fairly consistent consumption of alcohol. As Bill says in chapter XII, only half mockingly:

"You're an expatriate. You've lost touch with the soil. You get precious. Fake European standards have ruined you. You drink yourself to death."

Which of the following quotes refer to being drunk?

Select ALL that apply.

A

"If he says anything, just say you were tight" (149).

B

"My learned counsel was blind, too" (141)

C

"That gives you a lot of dope, doesn't it?" (133)

D

"Talking's all bilge" (62)

E

"I was just sore for a minute" (47)