Big Two-Hearted River

Big Two-Hearted River Characters


Nick, the protagonist of “Big Two Hearted River,” is a recurring character in several Hemingway stories, many of which are set before, during, and after World War I. Though never explicitly mentioned in this story… (read full character analysis)


Though Hopkins doesn’t appear in the story, Nick thinks about him at his camp by the river while making coffee “the way Hopkins used to.” Hopkins was a friend Nick had “a long time ago,”… (read full character analysis)