The Killers by Ernest Hemingway is about two “” who come to a restaurant in a small town near Chicago, Illinois to shoot a man as a favor to a friend. Some s go as far as to say that this is one of best short stories of all time. This is all the more given that Hemingway said that he wrote The Killers in just one morning in a hotel room in Madrid, Spain. , his did not see a need to change a single word of the story before it was published. Since then, the has been the basis for three movies, a performed by two academy award winning actors, and a book.
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(n: hit man pl hit men) A killer who is paid to murder someone, usually using a gun.
(n: critic pl critics) Someone, usually an expert, whose job it is to give opinions about books, movies, or other forms of art. 2000
(adj: impressive) Deserving attention, admiration, or respect; making a good impression.
(n: impression pl impressions) The effect or influence that something or someone has on a person's thoughts or feelings.
(v: impress, impresses, impressed, impressing) To make someone admire or be interested in you in some way. 2000
(adv: moreover) In addition to what has already been said; furthermore. 7000
(n: editor pl editors) Someone who decides what goes into a newspaper, magazine or book and is responsible for making sure that the material printed is correct in facts, spelling and grammar. 2000
(n: plot pl plots) The series of events that form the story in a movie, novel, play, etc. 3000
(n: radio-play pl radio-plays) A special version of a story designed to make entertaining listening on the radio. Sometimes the story may be changed slightly, and often extra bits will be added to make it fit the amount of time the program is on the air.
(n: comic pl comics) A book made up of sequences of drawings telling a story. 4000