"Leiningen Versus the Ants" by Carl Stephenson is a classic short story published
in the December 1938 edition of Esquire. It is a translation, probably by ...
Feb 11, 2012 ... One main theme of "Leiningen Versus the Ants" is persistence; Leiningen refuses
to back down in the face of a natural destructive force, and ...
Two important themes of "Leiningen Versus the Ants" are self-reliance and
individualism. Lieningen, the protagonist, has made his success on intelligence,
"Leiningen Versus the Ants" tells the story of a man whose coffee plantation in
Brazil is threatened by a large swarm of deadly ants. Instead of fleeing, he ...
Leiningen sucked placidly at a cigar about the size of a corncob and for a few
seconds gazed without answering at the agitated District Commissioner. Then he
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Finally, theme is what theshort story revealsabout life, the central idea presented
throughout the ... Leiningen Versus the Ants. A short story generally contains a ...
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University Short Story Plot Leiningen versus the Ants by Carl ...
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Lesson headings in this chapter are Universal Themes, The Interlopers,
Leiningen vs. the Ants, Functional Text: Directions and Map, By the Waters of