By Sinclair Lewis
The Pulitzer Prize successful "Arrowsmith" (an award Lewis refused to simply accept) recounts the tale of a physician who's compelled to renounce his alternate for purposes starting from public lack of know-how to the publicity-mindedness of a superb starting place, and turns into an remoted seeker of medical fact. creation through E.L.
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In their close little stateroom, she tries to make him as comfortable as possible and adores him more than ever. com Commentary The representatives of McGurk Institute are drawn into the narrative again and are now on the way to the West Indies, Martin of course being in the lead. To Ross McGurk, the expedition furnishes an opportunity for the Institute to acquire worldwide fame; to Gottlieb, Martin, and Sondelius, it is an attempt to acquire further scientific knowledge, at the same time saving lives.
Discuss medical training and practice in the first quarter of the twentieth century as revealed in Arrowsmith. 17. Discuss Clif Clawson as a satire on the businessman. 18. Discuss Ira Hinkley as a satire on the clergy. 19. Discuss local color and its reflection of human behavior in each of the divisions of Arrowsmith. 20. Discuss the theme of devotion to work and search for truth as exemplified in Arrowsmith and Gottlieb. com SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY OTHER NOTABLE BOOKS BY SINCLAIR LEWIS Main Street (1920): Carol Kennicott's rebellion against the mores of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota.
The Man Who Knew Coolidge (1928): the story of a conformist. Dodsworth (1929): Lewis' second best novel, with a self-made millionaire as the hero. Ann Vickers (1933): the private and professional life of a modern woman. Work of Art (1934): a book about success, its types, varieties, and meaning. It Can't Happen Here (1935): Lewis' version of what America would become under Fascist dictatorship. Bethel Merriday (1940): the struggles of a young actress in quest for recognition in the theatrical world.