Ernest Hemingway Style Of Writing

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Writing style can be defined as “what sets his or her writing apart and makes it unique”. Every author has their own style of writing, that makes them stand out in the literary world. To construct a style of writing, an author can use many techniques known as literary devices, or writer’s techniques. Some of these devices include, allegory, alliteration, personification, dialogue, connotation, illusions, imagery, symbolism, foreshadowing, similes, metaphors, etc. There are various tools that can help a writer produce their own style of writing, whether they decide to fill their work with many techniques, or only use limited or specific techniques. Many authors have revolutionized the game of literature, and are renowned particularly for their unique styles of writing. Of these revolutionaries, one of the most renowned authors is Ernst Hemingway, author of “Hills Like White Elephants” which can be read in “Fiction 100 : An Anthology of Short Fiction”. This essay will compare the differences between the writing styles of Ernst Hemingway (the author of “Hills Like White Elephants”), and Shirley Jackson (“The Lottery”), both of whom have short stories published in the textbook, “Fiction 100 : An anthology to Short Fiction”. Although both these authors are exceptional, they have very different styles of writing. As seen in his prose “Hills Like White Elephants," Hemingway’s style of writing was always simple and direct, with generally less of description, and more of dialogue.
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