The short story “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber” by Ernest Hemingway centers around an African safari. Francis Macomber and his wife, Margaret, hire a professional hunter named Robert Wilson to help them hunt wild animals. At the beginning of the story, Wilson kills a lion, and Macomber takes credit for it, according to their understanding. However, Margaret is disappointed because Macomber ran from the lion instead of killing it. That night, Margaret sleeps with Wilson. When she returns to their tent, Macomber confronts Margaret about it, reminding her that she promised that this kind of behavior would stop. She calls him a coward and tells him he will not do anything about it. 

They hunt buffalos the next day. Macomber is angry at...

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