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  • Aspect Of Hemingway's Style
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    Ernest Hemingway was a writer whose style was very different to that of most writers in his time. Instead of using more drawn out, overly descriptive writing, his stories were more of a "get to the point" style. This gave his works a much different feel and set them aside from what was common during his lifetime. Hemingway's style came from his background as a journalist, where he was taught to make stories short and informative, as most articles in newspapers are. When he made the move to writi...
  • Thoughts And Feelings Hemingway
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    A Farewell to Arms: Style Critics usually describe Hemingway's style as simple, spare, and journalistic. These are all good words; they all apply. Perhaps because of his training as a newspaperman, Hemingway is a master of the declarative, subject-verb-object sentence. His writing has been likened to a boxer's punches -- combinations of lefts and rights coming at us without pause. Take the following passage: We were all cooked. The thing was not to recognize it. The last country to realize they ...
  • Hemingway's Writing
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    'After a while I went out and left the hospital and walked back to the hotel in the rain' (332). This last line of the novel gives an understanding of Ernest Hemingway's style and tone. The overall tone of the book is much different than that of The Sun Also Rises. The characters in the book are propelled by outside forces, in this case WWI, where the characters in The Sun Also Rises seemed to have no direction. Frederick's actions are determined by his position until he deserts the army. Floati...
  • Hemingway
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    A young man by the name of Ernest Hemingway was born in 1898 and grew up in a suburb of Chicago Illinois. (Jones 416) Hisfatherwas a doctor. As a boy, he and his father spent and fishing in Michigan. (Brown 571) Hemingway wrote for his school newspaper. (Jones 416) During his youth Hemingway also played football and swam. (Smith 34) After graduating from high school, Hemingway was hired with the Kansas City Star newspaper. (Jones 416) While writing forthe Kansas City Star, Hemingway began to dev...
  • Farewell To Arms
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    Hemingways A Farewell to Arms and The Old Man and the Sea are often regarded as his best novels. These novels are known for Hemingways interesting writing style and his bright manner of narration. A Farewell to Arms is a good example of so-called crisp precise prose and is characterized by lively assertive staccato (Astro 47). His style can be described as the style of eloquent repression. His prose is simple, laconic, lean, idiomatic and sparse. The main peculiarities in these two novels are: s...
  • Characteristics Of Hemingway's Writing Style
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    Ernest Hemingway was a major American novelist and short story writer whose principal themes were violence, machismo, and the nature of what is called now male bonding. His renowned style for his firmly non-intellectual fiction is characterized by understatement and terse dialogue (Riley 231). Hemingway had a life that included him running away several times. Hemingway had many jobs before becoming a novelist and short story writer. He also had many influences, from his father's suicide to paint...

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