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All About Hemingway

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All about Hemingway
According to Brainy Quote website Ernest Hemingway says “All good books have one thing in common, they are truer than if they had really happened.” Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American author and journalist; he is one of the most famous and most debatable of American writers. He attended as an ambulance-driver during World War I in France and an infantryman in Italy, where he was wounded and decorated for valor. He was part of the “Lost Generation” of American expatriates after the war he lived in Paris, Spain, and Cuba. Hemingway has a different and unique style. His distinctive writing style, characterized by economy and understatement, influenced 20th-century fiction, as did his life of adventure and public image. Two volumes of stories, In Our Time (1925), and Death in the Afternoon (1932), and two major novels, The Sun Also Rises (1926) and A Farewell to Arms (1929), recognized his international standing. His novel The Old Man and the Sea (1952) won a Pulitzer Prize, also Hemingway was given the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954 ( Adopt a Writer). Hemingway's creative writing was popular because the characters he presented demonstrated realism that reverberated with his audience. Many of his works are classics of American literature (Rovit 163).
An inspection of Hemingway's past take along to light many interesting points and benefits to make a better understanding of how he came to be the main of the understated writing style. Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois.   He was the second child of Dr. Clarence Hemingway, a medical practitioner, and Grace Hall Hemingway, who had once a spired an operatic career (Nagel). The society he grew up in was tough and authoritarians. Therefore, his parents were no exception. Actually, he was trying to escape and have a better life. Years later, Hemingway graduated from high school in 1917, and he was not the excited for college so he chose not to go to college; instead he chose...


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