Indian Camp

by

Ernest Hemingway

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Water

Water appears throughout “Indian Camp” as a medium that separates Nick’s family from the native people who live in the shantytown. Nick, Nick’s father, and Uncle George must cross a lake to arrive…

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Knives, Axes, and Razor Blades

Nick’s father and the Indian woman’s husband both use blades in significant ways in the story. When Nick and his father arrive at the shanty, the husband is nursing a bad axe wound on his…

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