The Sun Also Rises

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Brett's Had Affairs Before


Highlight the portion of the text that suggests that Mike is more hurt by Brett’s behavior than he generally admits:

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“Brett’s rather cut up. But she loves looking after people. That’s how we came to go off together. She was looking after me.” “I know,” I said. "I'm rather drunk," Mike said. "I think I'll stay rather drunk. This is all awfully amusing, but it's not too pleasant. It's not too pleasant for me." He drank off the beer. “I gave Brett what for, you know. I said if she would go about with Jews and bull-fighters and such people, she must expect trouble.” He leaned forward. “I say, Jake, do you mind if I drink that bottle of yours? She’ll bring you another one.” (Ch. XVII)