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The Sun Also Rises

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"Try and be there"

SUNRISE-L1MAGH

When Brett tells Jake that she will meet him “at the Crillon at five”, he responds: “try and be there.”

What does his response reveal about these characters?

Select ALL that apply.

A

It shows that he knows that nothing she says can be trusted.

B

It reinforces Jake’s absentmindedness.

C

It reminds the reader of Brett and Jake’s previous failed rendez-vous at the Crillon.

D

It reinforces the overall vacuity and meaninglessness of their interactions.

E

It provides an example of how Jake tends to provoke unwarranted fights with his friends.